Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Roberta L. Stice, 66, Keokuk

Roberta Lynn Stice, 66, of Keokuk,died Monday, July 19, 2021.

 Roberta Lynn Stice, 66, of Keokuk, IA died Monday, July 19, 2021 at the Pearl Valley Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Muscatine, IA.  

     Roberta was born July 9, 1955 in Keokuk, IA to Robert Vernon and Donna Jean Hamrick Wilson. Roberta graduated from the Keokuk High School with the class of 1973.

     She was united in marriage to Richard Stice in Keokuk on October 1, 2005. He survives. 

     Other survivors include one son, Brandon Wilson (Shilea) of Hamilton, one daughter, Stacie Stephenson of Kahoka, MO, two brothers, Gary Wilson of Ft. Madison, IA, and Steve Wilson (Tammy) of Indiana, one sister, Patsy Holmes (John) of Omaha, NE, three step-sons, Matthew Stice (Dollie) of Keokuk, Chad Stice (Nicki) of Quincy, IL and Randy Stice of Keokuk, one step-daughter, Carla Waetzig of Keokuk, four grandchildren, Alyssa Armstrong (Ty), Bryce Wilson, Austin Hardy and Trenton Hardy, a great granddaughter, Ember Armstrong, twelve step-grandchildren, eight step great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

     Roberta was preceded in death by her parents. 

     She had been employed by Eagle Summit in Keokuk for twenty-five years. She later had been employed by Keokuk Area Hospital, where she worked for several years. 

     She was a member of the Family Worship Center Freedom of Christ and Calvary Foursquare Church, both in Keokuk. Roberta loved to sing, worship and fellowship at church. 

     She enjoyed cleaning her home and kept it immaculate. She had a love for pizza and murder mystery and crime TV shows, but her one true joy in life was taking care of her children and grandchildren.  

     A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, at the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA with Pastor Ray Gilbert officiating.  Burial will be in the Keokuk National Cemetery.

     Visitation will be held after 1 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home with family meeting with friends from 6-8 p.m.

     Memorials may be made to the family.

     Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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