Shiela Roberts


Shiela Roberts, 73, of Scipio, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at her residence.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in North Vernon. Vicar Adrian Krebs and the Rev. Philip Bloch will officiate. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 25, 2015, at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon. Burial will be at Vernon Cemetery.

Born November 15, 1941, in Seymour, Shiela was the daughter of Edwin and Josephine (Pollert) Allfeis. She graduated from Brownstown High School in 1960. On September 1, 1962, she married James Roberts. He survives.

She worked at Seymour Telephone Company from 1960 until 1964 and then at Cummins Inc. from 1971 until 2001. She was a member of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. She enjoyed gatherings with family and friends, flowers, animals and mowing.

Survivors include her husband, Jim; daughter, Angie (Tony) Porter of Scipio; sister, Ruth Ann (Don) Spray of Brownstown; and grandchildren, Ross and Ashley Porter.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Gregory Roberts.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Lord of Life Lutheran Church or Our Hospice of Jennings County.