Gloria “Cookie” Florence (Kimmerer) Roberts, 79, of Gaylord, left this earth to be with the Lord, in Heaven, on Sunday, January 17, 2021.

She was born the daughter of Corbin and Dorothy (Osborn) Kimmerer, in Flint, Michigan on June 10, 1941.

Gloria was a loving and devoted wife and mother who, alongside her husband, raised two children, Wendy and Scott in Waterford, Michigan.  She faithfully attended Waterford Community Church with her husband and children.  She volunteered in the church nursery, attended women’s Bible studies, and hosted backyard Bible clubs.  Wendy and Scott are grateful to have had such a loving mother who helped raise them in a Christian home.

In her free time, she enjoyed playing cards with her sisters Ellie and Bonnie, shopping, and planting flowers.  Gloria always enjoyed spending time with her granddaughter Rachel, and her grandogs.

Gloria was preceded in death by her husband Victor “Skip” LeeRoy Roberts Jr., and her parents.

She is survived by her children, Wendy (Brad) Robinson of Frederic, MI. and Scott (Maria) Roberts of Waterford, MI.; granddaughter, Rachel Roberts Oxford, MI.; sisters, Eleanor Spielmaker of Indiantown, Fl, and Bonnie Childs of Hale, MI, and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Otsego County Commission on Aging, 120 Grandview Blvd, Gaylord, MI 49735.

The family will be having a private memorial service in the summer. Please check Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service website for updates.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.  www.nelsonsfuneralhome.com