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George Hamilton Roberts

George Hamilton Roberts

George Hamilton Roberts age 78 of N Mpls, passed away of cancer on January 12, 2014 at North Memorial Residential Hospice. Born February 27, 1935 to Harold and Ella (Christenson) Roberts in Bemidji. Married Nina Jean (Kaasa) on July 2, 1955 in Puposky, then moved to Mpls where he raised his family. Worked at MN Rubber for 43 years. Mr Roberts is survived by wife, Nina Jean; 6 children, Bonnie (Tim) VanGrinsven, Bellevue, NE, Carolyn Waters, Osseo, MN, Rosemary (Glenn) Hayes, Chetek, WI, Dean (Nikki), Monticello, MN, Janet Lerum, Monticello, MN, George Jr., Columbia Heights, MN; 18 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 7 step great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, 1 brother, and 1 sister-in-law. Preceded in death by parents, Harold and Ella Roberts; son, Harold Roberts, brother, Fredrick Roberts; brother- in-law, Ray Stahlecker. Visitation Wednesday 4-7 PM at Washburn- McReavy Crystal Lake Chapel, Penn & Dowling Aves N, Mpls (612-521-3677). Additional visitation Friday, January 17, 4-7 PM at Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, 3330 Irvine Ave NW, Bemidji, MN (218-751-3159). Funeral Saturday, Jan 18, 2 PM with visitation 1 hour prior all at Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji, MN.