Roberta M. Arens (1931-2007) Chicago, IL
Roberta M. Arens of Round Lake Beach The visitation for Roberta M. Arens, 75, will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of prayers at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, at Justen's Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake. The funeral Mass will follow at 12 noon, at St. Mary of the Annunciation Church at Fremont Center, 22333 Erhart Road, Mundelein. The Rev. Donald Lewinski will officiate. Interment will be in Windridge Memorial Park Cemetery, Cary. Born Aug. 5, 1931, in Chicago, to Edmond and Mary (nee Haden) Arens, she died Friday, April 13, 2007, at HIllcrest Nursing Center in Round Lake Beach. Formerly of Chicago, Roberta was a 35-year resident of the Round Lake area. She was a resident of Hillcrest for the past few years, and was a former employee there about 20 years ago. She will be remembered as an avid bingo player, attending weekly bingo at St. Joseph Church in Round Lake. Other enjoyments included traveling and crocheting. She is survived by a brother, Robert (the late Lillian) Arens of Chicago; a sister, Delores of Michigan; a sister-in-law, Margaret Buytaert of Round Lake Beach; a niece, Linda (George) Markiewicz of Henderson, Nev.; and a nephew, Bobby Arens of Chicago. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Edwin Buytaert and Roger Arens; a nephew, Donald Buytaert; and a niece, Anita Buytaert Ramirez. Masses would be appreciated in Roberta's memory. For information, 847-546-3300 or send an online condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.
Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on 4/16/2007.