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Samuel Roberts

Samuel Roberts

Aug. 28, 1941-May 6, 2013

Samuel H. Roberts, 71, Minneapolis, journeyed to the spirit world on May 6, 2013 in St. Anthony.

Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Church of Blessed Gichitwaa Kateri, 3045 Park Ave., Minneapolis. All night wakes will be held at the church both Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m.

Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Ft. Snelling, Minn.

Sam was born to Law-rence and Florence (Ri-ley) Roberts Sr. on August 28, 1941 in Ponsford. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from September of 1959 to October of 1962. Sam worked as a mover for Woodland Transfer in Richfield.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers Lyman, Joe and Frank Ortley; sisters, Charlotte, MaryLou and Berna; grandsons, Christopher, Lucio Deon and Josh; and nephew, Greg "Moon" Roberts.

Surviving Sam are his sons, Kevin Clark, Samu-el Ortley and Greg (Am-ber) Blue; daughters, Nancy (Arturo) Navarro, Lisa (Kevin) Bruce, Jackie Blue, Stephanie Ortley-Sanchez, Jaime Russette and one daughter in Hawaii; 21 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchil-dren; brother, Lawrence Roberts Jr.; sisters, Ruth Driggers and Evangeline (Mike) Beaulieu; and many nieces and nephews.

Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted is serving the family. Condolences may be left online at