Guenzel, Roberta Lea

Roberta Lea Guenzel was born June 5, 1928 in Durant, Oklahoma to John and Exie Patterson. She passed away June 14, 2016 in Tomball, Texas at the age of 88 years and 9 days.
Roberta grew up and attended school in Durant, Oklahoma. After graduating from high school, she attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University and obtained a degree in education She then moved to Crawford, Oklahoma to begin her career as a school teacher. On October 29, 1955 she married R.C. Guenzel of Reydon, Oklahoma. After living in Colorado for a short time, she and R.C. moved back to Reydon. She then began teaching first grade in Cheyenne, Oklahoma until she retired. She loved teaching and over a 40 year career, she had as many as three generations from individual families pass through her first grade class. She also loved teaching children in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Reydon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R.F., her parents, her brother, and her sister. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Josephine Welch (formerly Guenzel); a nephew and his family; and several nieces.
Services will be held at the Reydon, OK First Baptist Church on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. with interment in the White Rose Cemetery just east of Reydon.
Cheyenne Star, June 16, 2016