Roberta Faye Cappel died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at her home in McCook. She was 72 years old.
Roberta was born on Sept. 9, 1936, in McCook to Andrew and Mary (Schutte) Kohmetscher. She attended McCook High School.
She married Eugene B. Cappel on Feb. 10, 1973, in McCook. Their marriage was blessed at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on March 27, 1999.
She worked at Gibson's and Alco as an inventory clerk. After retirement, she owned and operated her own ceramic shop.
Roberta was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Her hobbies included crocheting, sewing, fishing and working in her flower garden. She also enjoyed playing all kinds of board games. She loved spending time with all of her children and grandchildren, especially playing cards.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Andrew and Mary Kohmetscher; one great-grandson, Jared Michael Chitwood; four brothers, Jim, Hugh, Victor and Kenneth Kohmetscher; and three sisters, Betty Hull, Irma Marie Kohmetscher and Rita Titman.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene Cappel of McCook; children, Terry Chitwood and special friend, Rose Vrooman of McCook, Debbie Martin and fiancÚ, Rick Cumming of Danbury, Peggy and husband, Dan Dueland of McCook, Rose and husband, Joe Koetter of McCook, Janell and husband, Dennis Carson of White City, Kan., Mark Chitwood and wife, Stacy of McCook, Kathleen Cappel and special friend, John Spresser of Herington, Kan., Todd Chitwood of Aurora, Bruce Cappel and wife, Cecilie of Granite Falls, Wash., and Cindy and husband, David Pohl of McCook; four sisters, Imelda Hays of McCook, Eunice Norman of Rochester, Minn., Maryanne Stritt of Indianola and Deanna Kohmetscher of McCook; 24 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Visitation is today until time of rosary. Friends may send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com.
Rosary will be today at 7 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Father Gary Brethour officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.