Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend Maxine Roberts age 66, passed away Feb. 26, 2009 in Miller Creek. She was the oldest of three children born to Clyde and Marie (Olsen) Behunin in Helper, Utah on Sept. 20, 1942. She married Benny Roberts July 19, 1958 in Elko, Nev., they were blessed with four children, as a family they enjoyed camping, fishing spending time as a family and taking family vacations, he passed away March 31, 1992.
Maxine was raised in the Carbon County area; she loved oil painting, gardening flowers and vegetables, crafts of all kinds, ceramics and wood. She enjoyed traveling with Robert, and appreciated his companionship. Maxine was a loving and caring person who always thought of others before her self, the most important thing in her life are her family, children, and grandchildren.
She is survived by special companion; Robert Barker of Miller Creek, children; Carolyn (Patrick) Moriarity of Price, Benny Roberts of Elko, Nev., Skip (Lynn) Brotherson of West Jordan, Dale Roberts of Elko, Nev., sister; Margaret (Fred) Miller of Price and brother; Chuck (Judy) Behunin of Douglas Wyo,, 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, five brother-in-laws and nine sister-in-laws.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, in-laws; Snow and Nita Roberts and four brother-in-laws.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 2, 2009 at 1 p.m. at the Wellington LDS First Ward Chapel (47 North 100 East). A viewing was Monday one hour prior to the services at the church. Interment was in the Wellington City cemetery. Services were in the care of Fausett Mortuary.