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Obituary: Roberta J. "Bobby" Dewar, Columbus

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Roberta J. "Bobby" Dewar, 63, of Columbus, died at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Indiana University Hospital.

Bobby worked for the Lear Corporation in Edinburgh more than 20 years. She was very family oriented and loved to have game time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed crafts and bingo and was avid gardener.

She was a former member of St. Peter Lutheran Church at Waymansville.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl Street with the Rev. James Dewar Jr. officiating. Calling will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until service time Monday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

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Born in Columbus Oct. 17, 1949, Bobby was the daughter of Jack J. and Margaret Hall Holden. She married Mark A. Dewar Sept. 23, 1988, in Columbus.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Alan (Debbie) Kinsey of Columbus; daughters, Kim (Bob) Pennington and Kelly (Tom Mease) Armstrong of Columbus; brothers, Jack E. (Brenda) Holden of Westport, Larry Holden and Garry (Judy) Holden of Columbus; a sister, Brenda (Ron) Forrest Massey of Columbus; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Edna Charlene Krebbs and Saundra Key.

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