Morris Dean Roberts went to be with the Lord on August 24, 2021. He was born on April 10th, 1939 in Severy, Kansas to Henry and Nellie (Smith) Robert. He had eight brothers and sisters. He graduated from Severy Rural High School in 1957.
Morris married Janie Sue (Peden) Cade on June 27, 1971 at the First Christian Church in Fredonia, Kansas. We celebrated our 50th anniversary this past summer. Morris and Janie built their own home east of Fredonia on eighty acres of land in 1983. They raised five children, Delinda Brecheisen (Randy), Monica Farrar, Rodney Robert (Lisa), Nicholas Roberts (Michelle) and Vickie Johns. He was the proud grandfather of eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Morris loved farming and raised milo, wheat, soybeans on the eighty acre family farm. Having cattle since 1971, he would raise fifty steers in the winter to be sold. A native hay meadow east of the house provided hay for the cattle. He loved watching KU Basketball and was able to attended several games in Lawrence, Kansas. He also loved his dogs Mickey and Bandit.
His occupations included Boeing, Beechcraft, and Kansas Bank Note. He retired after thirty-one years. He worked several years after retirement cleaning the Assembly of God Church in Fredonia.
Survivors include his wife Janie Sue, his children and grandchildren, great grandchildren and brothers, Larry, Francis, and sisters Melba and Joyce and three sister-in-laws Ruby Robert, Teresa Robert and Berniece Robert. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Nellie and four brothers, Elwin, Eldon, Wesley and Floyd.
Morris was a current member of the Nazarene Church in Neodesha, but in earlier years attended Calvary Wesleyan Church in Fredonia.
A memorial remembrance will be at the Nazarene Church in Neodesha, Kansas on Saturday, August 28, from 10:00 A.M. until 12Noon. Following the memorial remembrance there will be a luncheon in the church annex. His burial will be in the Fredonia Cemetery following the luncheon.
Memorial remembrances are suggested to the Neodesha Church of the Nazarene and they may be left or mailed to Wickham Family Funeral Home, 510 North 7th, Fredonia, Kansas 66736.