Thursday, August 23, 2007


Roberta Shellenberger, 80, of Cassville, formerly of Emporia, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007, at St. John's, Springfield.

She was born on May 5, 1927, in Emporia, Kan., the daughter of Robert and Verna (Orr) Taylor. She married Dale Shellenberger on March 13, 1949, and he survives. She was a member of the Plymouth Auxiliary Unit in Plymouth, Kan., for over 40 years and worked on their family farm.

Additional survivors include: one son, John Shellenberger and his wife, Stacy, of Purdy; one brother-in-law, Clyde Shellenberger and his wife Barbra, of Gardner, Kan.; two sisters-in-law, Helen Becker and her husband, Allen, of Topeka, Kan.and Darlene Reese and her husband, Trevor, of Emporia, Kan,; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home, Cassville.