Roberta Myers, 100

Roberta Myers, age 100, of Three Rivers, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at Heartland Healthcare Center in Three Rivers. She was born Veda Roberta Thorn on March 23, 1917 in Constantine the daughter of Edward and Gladys (Hassenger) Thorn. She was married to William Wade Myers on Dec. 10, 1938 in LaGrange, Indiana. He died in 1995. Roberta graduated from Constantine High School and from Western Michigan University. She taught in country schools in Cass County, and at Constantine Public Schools, retiring in 1977.

Roberta is survived by four children, Ruth Lovell of Constantine, James Myers, Richard Myers, and Sandra DeGrote all of Mendon; 7 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Robert and Paul Thorn; sister, Pauline Riggs; and grandson, Joel Lovell.

In keeping with her wishes, cremation has been conducted. An interment service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 in Constantine Cemetery with Rev. Tiffany M. Newsom, Pastor of the Constantine United Methodist Church officiating. Assistance was provided by the Eickhoff Farrand Halverson Chapel of Three Rivers. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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