Thelma Lorraine McRoberts
A Celebration Of Life for Keeler resident Thelma McRoberts will be held Saturday, March 14th, 1:00 p.m. @ the Lone Pine V.F.W Post 8036, 481 S. Main Street.
Born October 15, 1936 in St. Louis, Missouri to Milburt & Margaret (OHalloran) Brumley. Thelmas family moved to Richmond California when Thelma was very young. Her family lived in many parts of California, and then moved to Yreka Ca. where Thelma went to school and graduated from Yreka High. Thelma was very athletic in her younger days and was a pitcher on a Womans Minor Softball League.
Thelma met the Love of her life Bailey Scooter McRoberts in March 1954 and 2 weeks later they were married on April 10, 1954 in Reno Nevada.
Bailey and Thelma moved to the Owens Valley many years ago where they raised a family. In 1976 they managed and owned the Ranch House Caf in Olancha, until Thelma was diagnosed with breast cancer, Thelma was a survivor of cancer for more then 20 years until cancer took here life on March 7, 2009. Thelma was a lifetime member of the V.F.W Post 8036 Ladies Auxiliary in Lone Pine.
Thelma is survived by her husband of 55 years Bailey Scooter McRoberts of Keeler, Sons Bailey McRoberts of Keeler, Daniel Danny and Daughter in Law Janice McRoberts of Lone Pine, Sister Nadine McCormick of Palmer Alaska, 2 Granddaughters Sarah (McRoberts) Wilson of Crowley Texas and Kelly (McRoberts) Green of Sacramento California and 8 Great grand children and numerous nieces and nephews.
All that knew and loved her will miss Thelma.