Carrie Roberts, age 38, of 2618 7th Avenue South, Escanaba died unexpectedly Monday March 5, 2007 as a result of an automobile accident in Skandia Township. Carrie was born October 26, 1968, in Escanaba, the daughter of Francis and Judith (Prosen) Roberts. Carrie was raised in Rapid River and attended and graduated from the Rapid River High School. Carrie continued her education, following high school, at the Grand Valley State University, in Allendale, MI and eventually graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree and Teachers Certificate of English from Northern Michigan University located in Marquette. She went on to student and substitute teach for the Bark River and Escanaba school systems. Carrie spent the last eleven years of her life employed for the local Escanaba Wal-Mart, working primarily over the years as the manager of the jewelry department. Carrie was an avid reader who enjoyed playing trivia games and watching the Green Bay Packers football team. Carrie loved her family, especially spending time and being involved with her children in the many activities that they enjoyed. She will be deeply missed by the many loving family and friends who knew her.
In addition to her parents, Francis and Judith, Carrie is survived by:
1 Son: Nicholas Roberts of Escanaba, MI
1 Daughter: Cassandra Roberts of Escanaba, MI
1 Brother: Raymond (Linda) Roberts of Coloma, WI
1 Nephew: Kaden Roberts of Coloma, WI
Aunts and Uncles: Sandra L. Morris of Deltona, FL, Debra L. Prosen of Marquette, MI, Kathy M. Miller of Marquette, MI, Theresa L. Prosen of Gladstone, MI, Laura (Daniel) Gannon of Marquette, MI, Raymond (Jane) Roberts of Glendale, AZ, Anita Roberts of New Berlin, WI, Mary Helen (Paul) Strong of Wauwatosa, WI, Ray (Kathy) Juetten of Pelkie, MI, Dr. James Wahl of Ann Arbor, MI, Robert (Eileen) Stone of Rapid River, MI, Evelyn LeDuc of Rapid River, MI, Mary (Al Blahnik) Roberts of Escanaba, MI and Pat (Jim) Gallagher of Escanaba, MI.
Also surviving are many loving cousins and very special family friend Sharyn Rivest of Rapid River, MI.
Carrie was preceded in death by: Maternal Grandparents: Rudolph and Elaine Prosen; Paternal Grandparents: Ray and Hazel Roberts Sr.; Aunt: Mary Jo Prosen
The family of Carrie Roberts will receive friends on Friday from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at theSkradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. The Blessed Rosary will be conducted at 3:00PM at theSkradski Funeral Home for those who wish to attend. Funeral services celebrating the life of Carrie Ann Roberts will follow on Saturday, at 10:00AM, at the St. Joseph and St. Patrick Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Eric Olson officiating. Luncheon will follow in the church parish hall. Committal rites will take place at the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in the spring time. The Roberts family respectfully requests that memorial contributions, in Carrie