Roberta M. Braaten

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Friday, September 29, 1944
Date of Death:
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Age:
75 years old

Visitation

Date: Wednesday November 13, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Second Visitation

Date: Thursday November 14, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Memorial Service

Date: Thursday November 14, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Burial

Location: Grandview Memorial Gardens [ view map ]

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Friday, September 29, 1944
Date of Death:
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Age:
75 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Friday, September 29, 1944
Date of Death:
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Age:
75 years old

Roberta M. Braaten

Roberta Marie Braaten, age 75, of Rochester, passed away November 06, 2019.

“Bobbi” was born Sept. 29, 1944, in West Union, Iowa, to Levi and Alberta (Stockman) Gage. Her family lived in Fayette, Iowa and moved to Rochester in 1963.   She was employed at IBM and Mayo Clinic and owned and operated The Bobbi Pin. In her free time, Bobbi enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends as well as quilting, sewing, and baking.

Bobbi is survived by her children, Robin Heim (Robert), Tracey Braaten, Chad Braaten, Adam Braaten (NongYowe), grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister-in-law Linda Gage, Bob Gage (Mardene), Mickey Gage (Bonnie), Rachael Gage (Dennis), Joyce Fenske (Stephen), sister-in-law April Gage, John Gage (Marie), Tony Gage (Kathy), Brenda Vukovich (Mark), Lisa Roelofs (Steve), Gilbert Gage, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Levi and Alberta, and three brothers, Jerome, Jimmie and Irvin.

The memorial service for Roberta will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 14, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Doering officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.

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The family of Roberta M. Braaten has received the following condolences.

Tracey and family,


I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.


Cathy Faas

Tracey and family,


I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless.


Cathy Faas

I so enjoyed getting to know Roberta and was always touched by her attention to and care for others. She will be dearly missed. 

I just happened to go online and saw this today. I am so sorry to hear this and so not expected. I am unable to attend tomorrow but please know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. I am in shock as I am sure you are too. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for any of you at this time. Again you are in my thoughts and prayers. She will be missed by many.


Love always,


Cheryl Hanenberger

Robin, I am so sorry to read of your mother’s passing. It is never easy losing a Mom. 
Love & Sympathy,


Dianne Dunn

Adam and family, we are very sorry for your loss. May you remember the good times and keep your memories of her close to your heart. 


Prayers to all.


Jody and Jim

Sending you healing thoughts and love during this difficult time.  Love you dearly The Andrist Family

She was the best sister ever, don't know what my life would have been with our her in it


Son Adam and wife Nong took the best care of her in the last days. Thank you so much for doing that! 


I cannot attend but will be there in spirit!


So grateful to God for allowing me to be with her while she was talkative two weeks ago!


Brenda Vukovich