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Roberta Mae Crabb

May 2, 1929 — November 12, 2023

Roberta Mae Crabb (Knerr)

May 2, 1929 - November 12, 2023

 

Roberta Mae Crabb, 94, passed away peacefully at her home in Sagle, Sunday morning, November 12th.

 

Roberta was born May 2, 1929 in Allentown, PA. to Clifford L Knerr and Roberta Mae Knerr. When she was 15 her family moved to California, and opened a service station on Route 66. There she met the love of her life, Herman C. Crabb from North Idaho.

 

On April 25, 1949 the two were married in Kernville, CA. In 1955 they headed north to Idaho and bought property to homestead in Sagle, where they raised their family.

 

Roberta enjoyed gardening, she had a large vegetable garden and numerous flowerbeds. She loved tending her gardens, canning and preserving her harvest. Quilting and sewing were her passions. She spent many winters making quilts for her family.

 

Family was extremely important to Roberta. She enjoyed her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Roberta was a longtime member of the Community of Christ Church in Sagle.

 

Roberta is survived by 3 children: Bruce (Jo Ann) Crabb, Bert Crabb, and Candy (Pat) Moon. 7 grandchildren: Jacque (Toby) Gladwell, Ryan (Lisa) Crabb, Charlena (Vernon) Burke, Angie (Matt) Brass, Nikki (Aaron) Vierra, Chrissy (Coy) McKitrick, and Matt Ross. 16 great grandkids, and one great great grandson. 2 sisters: Beatie Bandy, and Paulie Marcy. One brother: Butch Knerr, and multiple nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, her parents, one brother, 2 sisters, a son, a grandson, and a great grandson.

 

Funeral services will be held at Coffelt’s Moon Chapel, Saturday, December 2, 2023 11:00 am. Randal Ponder will conduct the services. A potluck reception will follow at Sagle Senior Center, 650 Monarch Rd, Sagle, ID.

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