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“My condolences To the Roberts family. I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mother has left you with one of the greatest gift that no one can take from...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jacqueline Jenkins-Beam - Fremont, NE

“To the family of Eula Jeane RobertsIt was just yesterday that I was told that Eula Jeane had passed away. Please know that I am so sorry for...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Marilyn (Robertson) Ryan - MN

“I am saddened to hear of Eula Jeane's passing. I know that you will miss her very much. Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss at...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Roberts-Coker - TX

“Dear Don & Jan We are so sorry for your loss. It is always hard to say good-by to your mom. Moms play such an important part in our lives and...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Cliff & Nancy Miles - Denison, IA

“Don & Jan& Dan- our deepest sympathy. Many thoughts and prayers for you as a family during this time of loss. She was a great mother/grand-mother and...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: betty & daN soller - crosslake, MN

“Don & Jan& Dan- our deepest sympathy. Many thoughts and prayers for you as a family during this time of loss. She was a great mother/grand-mother and...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: betty & daN soller - crosslake, MN

“Janet, I am very sorry to hear of your mother's passing! I am praying for your family during this difficult time!! ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Coffelt (Nauroth) - MI

“Uncle Ron and Family, prayers and hugs to you and your family in this time of sorrow. Your mom, Grandma was a wonderful lady. Cherish all your...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Susan Stewart - Council Bluffs, IA

“We did not know your Mom, Ronnie & Cyrila, but we did know you folks and for that we know you will have loving memories of her.May there be peace and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Lowell and Reta Johnson - IA

“God has given your mother peace, but that does not diminish your loss. Your memories will help too. My sympathies to all of you.Donna Barry - friend ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Donna BArry - Council Bluffs, IA

“We'd like to express our sincere sympathy to the Roberts family. Eula Jeane was very supportive of our mother, Norene, especially when Mom became...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Rannells Newland - Omaha, NE

“To the Robert's family:So sorry to her about your mother's passing. She went to sleep and woke up with God and Frank. May God bless all of you. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Byron Hartwig - Battle Creek, IA


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Eula Jeane (Rannells) Roberts was born April 8, 1927, to James Arthur and Leeta F. (Calhoon) Rannells near Dunlap, Iowa. She was raised near Dunlap and graduated from Dunlap High School. After graduation Eula Jeane worked at the Martin Bomber Plant in Omaha, Nebraska. On January 21, 1949, Eula Jeane married Frank Roberts at the Methodist parsonage in Dunlap. The couple farmed their entire lives. Frank died on February 3, 2015.

Eula Jeane was a member of the Dunlap United Methodist Church. She taught Sunday school and was active in the UMW. She was the family archivist and enjoyed researching the family genealogy Eula Jeane enjoyed baking, putting up sweet corn and making teddy bears for all of the grandkids. She was also known for her chocolate layered cakes and an autograph quilt. Eula Jeane was a wonderful farm wife and partner with Frank and caregiver for her family.

Eula Jeane died on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at the Dunlap Specialty Care Center at the age of 90 years, four months, and seven days.

Eula Jeane was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank Roberts; two brothers, Francis and Rich Rannells; and four siblings-in-law, Art Roberts, Don Wetter, Estella Rannells, and Margaret Achenbach. She is survived by her four children: Donnie (Jan) Roberts and Ronnie (Cyrila) Roberts all of Dunlap, IA, Johnnie (Kathy) Roberts of Boise, ID, Janet (Ed) Isom of Omaha, NE; 10 grandchildren; 10+ great grandchildren; two sisters, Ruth Heller of Indialantic, FL, Margaret Wetter of Des Moines, IA; sister-in-law, Polly Rannells of Ridgedale, MO; and many other relatives and friends.