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Roberta Lee (Utterback) Buffington

Posted 2019-04-13 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News-Herald from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2019 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Roberta Lee Buffington, 84, passed away on Wednesday April 3, 2019.
She was born in Pennsylvania in 1934, the first of three siblings to
Robert VanBuren Utterback and Mary Elizabeth Utterback.

Bobbie was a graduate of Van Nuys High School, she moved to Covina
California, where she and Paul raised their children. She and Paul
moved to Lake Havasu City upon retirement in 1986. She was a member of
the Elks Lodge, VFW, and Eagles clubs. She was a charter member of the
Elks Yacht Club. Bobbie was a volunteer at the Havasu Regional
Hospital for over 10 years.

She leaves behind a loving family and many friends in Arizona,
California, and Minnesota.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother John Utterback, her
sister Wanda Utterback. Bobbie was the widow of Paul J Buffington, her
husband for 46 years. She had four children Roxann Witter, John
Buffington (deceased), Marie Sylvester, Michael Buffington. Bobbie had
four grandchildren, Kristina Isenberg, Anthony Sylvester, Gina Saiz
and Brianna Sylvester. She left 12 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held at Community Presbyterian
Church 3250 Chemehuevi Blvd., Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to www.mohavememorial.com.
Services were placed in the care of Mohave Memorial Lake Havasu
Mortuary and Crematory.




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