BLANCHE L. (BISNETTE) ROBERTS

 BLANCHE L. (BISNETTE) ROBERTS
 Blanche L. (Bisnette) Roberts, 100 years of age, of Concordia, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Mount Joseph Senior Village in Concordia. She was born on Sept. 15, 1912, near Aurora, Kan. to Edward and Lillie (Boucher) Bisnette. Blanche married Ernest "Ernie" Roberts on May 16, 1931, at Aurora. Throughout their many happy years together, they resided in western Kansas, Abilene, and Concordia. Blanche was an avid reader and gardener. She also worked in retail sales at JC Penney and Duckwall-ALCO for several years. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Altar Society and Women of the Moose.
 Blanche is survived by her sister, Edna Hamel of Concordia; and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ernie on Feb. 2, 1986; sister, Alice Edwards; and three brothers, John, Martin and Leon.
 Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Concordia with the Rev. Msgr. Barry Brinkman officiating. Interment will be in the St. Concordia Cemetery in Concordia. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the Church. 
 Memorials are suggested to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.chaputbuoy.com. Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia is in charge of arrangements.

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