Roberta Zeller

roberta zeller
Roberta Faye Lister Zeller, 80, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Born in Junction City on June 29, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Earl and Margaret Fay Tharp Lister. She graduated from Junction City High School in 1956. Roberta was employed by Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in the Administration Office. She was an avid Democrat having active roles in her government, she was past vice president and president of Democratic Women’s Club. Roberta was a strong supporter and recruiter for the Democratic Women’s Club locally at the District and State level. She served for 20 plus years on the Democratic Executive Committee, and she was a Junction City Council Member. Roberta was a member of Junction City First Baptist Church but also attended Ss. Peter and Paul and was an Amen Corner Volunteer. She was predeceased by her husband, William L. Zeller and a brother, J. T. Lister. She is survived by her sons, Bill (Sue) Zeller and David Zeller; her sisters, Wanda (Roger) Parsons and Jeanie (Jim) Belcher; a brother, Wayne (Jan) Lister; grandchildren, Holly Zeller and Brooke Zeller. The funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City. Barry Harmon will officiate. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joey Harris, Robert Pack, Scotty Anderson, James Moore, Barkley Lister and Tim Antle. Honorary Pallbearers will be Tony Wilder, Richard Campbell, Harold McKinney, Danny Whitehouse, Phil Sammons, Rick Brown and Democrat Women’s Club. Visitation will be 4 – 8 p.m, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City. Memorial donations are suggested to Democratic Women’s Club or Heritage Hospice. Funeral Service: 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City Visitation: 4 – 8 p.m, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Stith Funeral Home, Junction City Burial: Junction City Cemetery

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  1. “Hello meanness , how you doin ?” That was always Roberta’ s first words to me . I didn’t matter if I was a goofball High school kid , a Frito Lay man , or fellow Democratic supporter . All that mattered was I was hugging a friend an someone who always had my back . We lost a couple of good ones this year . Sorry Bill

  2. I\’m very sorry for Roberta\’s passing. I worked with her at the hospital a long time ago. We had some fun times together. A lot of people will miss her, including me.

  3. David, we are so sorry for your loss. I know you are happy that your Mom is no longer suffering but it is bittersweet. Please know that we are thinking about you and send love and prayers your way.

  4. Rhonda and I will miss Roberta very much. We will remember her chuckling laugh, political discussions, and humor. She cared so much for her community and country. God bless you Billy, David, and family.

  5. So sorry for your loss Billy – she was a grand lady who was always supportive of the coaches, the team and you. I remember her big laugh and bigger smile – one of the many blessings of coaching at Boyle County High School…you were another one. Praying for you, my friend. In His Name, Coach

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