Obituary: Glenn E. Roberts

Glenn E. Roberts

Glenn E. Roberts

Glenn E. Roberts, born Nov. 9, 1919, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the age of 93 in Flagstaff.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Zona Gale Roberts, and his sister, Veola Yates. He is survived by his three sons, Dennis (Natalie) Roberts of Flagstaff, Eddie (Diana) Deck of Las Vegas and Eddie (Donna) Roberts of Mansfield, Ill.; sister, Fern Freese of Ottumwa, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was born and raised in Ottumwa, Iowa. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Levy from November 1942 to May 1945 as an Electrician Mate 3rd Class. He was retired from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, completing his career at Davis Dam. He moved to Mohave County in 1966, residing at Davis Camp until 1980, when he relocated to Kingman.