Doris Elaine Swanberg Hoehner Roberts, 90, originally of Billings, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011.
She was born May 25, 1920, in Mandan, N.D., and grew up in Forsyth, Mont. She married Elmer Roberts on July 6, 1937. They resided in various towns in Wyoming and Montana before settling in Billings and then retiring in Mesa, Ariz., where Doris lived for 15 years. She then moved to Minnesota in 2001.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her son Ed; her sisters LaVerne and Nita; and her brother Winston. She is survived by twin sister Dale Carlson of Great Falls, Mont.; daughters Pat (Don) Paul of Billings, and Gail (Al) Strand of Burnsville, Minn.; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
The family would like to express its gratitude to the wonderful staff of Centennial House Assisted Living in Apple Valley and of The Lodge on Natchez Hospice in Elko, Minn. Our Mom and Grandma's wonderful life will be celebrated in various gatherings among the family spread across the country. Her legacy of love will remain with us forever.