Roberta “Bert” Morton, 75

Roberta Morton

Roberta “Bert” Morton, 75, of Rhodes, Iowa. Passed away Friday, August 25, 2017. Bert passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Rolling Green Village in Nevada, IA.

Bert was born to Florence and Richard Turner on August 16, 1942, at their home in Des Moines, Iowa. She was the youngest of 4 children. She was educated in the Des Moines public school, graduating from East High school in 1960.

Bert met the love of her life Robert “Bob” Morton in 1964, at a gas station down the street from her home. They were inseparable and eventually married. She was a homemaker and loved her family very much.

Bert loved to fish, read, play games, put puzzles together and watch her “stories.” Above all she loved to spend time with her family and was a friend to anyone who needed one.

Bert is survived by her children: Kevin (Mary Jo) Morton, of Marshalltown, and Tina (John) Blume, of Des Moines. Grandchildren: Samantha (Shawn) Fox, Christine (Dwight) Pickel, John Morton, Rebecca Morton, Kevin Jacob Morton, Kassandra Hunt, Zachariah (Anna) Hunt, John Blume Jr., Cody Dalton, and Breanna Dalton. Great grandchildren: Laycee Morton, Szander Hunt, and Phoenix Fox.

In death she is reunited with her beloved husband Robert Morton; her parents Florence and Richard Turner and many Aunts and Uncles.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Any condolences maybe directed to the family.