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DOWNEY – Roberta Lucille Farmer, 81, died peacefully on Sept. 6 in Downey with her husband of 31 years, Vern Farmer, at her side.
Known to family and friends as Bobbie, she was predeceased by two daughters and survived by two sisters, a daughter, three sons, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was born May 14, 1930 in Johnstown, Pa., to William and Monica Dull. She served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War as a PBX operator.
After completing her military service she moved to Downey where she worked and raised her family. She retired in 1996 after a long career with Atlas Bolt and Supply.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
Published: September 22, 2011 – Volume 10 – Issue 23