Roberta "Bobbi" R. DeLong

Birth: June 3rd, 1945
Death: October 21st, 2016
Age: 71 years
Residence:Traverse City, MI
Previous Residence(s):Freeland, MI
Survived By: Sons; Keith H. DeLong Jr.of Freeland, Stephen (Tracey) DeLong of Vassar, Granddaughters; Mackenzie and Amber Brother; Richard Roche of Traverse City, Sister; Ruth Roche of Freeland

DeLong, Roberta R. “Bobbi”

Traverse City, Michigan

Formerly of Freeland, Michigan


Passed away Friday October 21, 2016 at her home in Traverse City, MI after a brief illness at the age of 71 years. Bobbi was born June 3, 1945 to the late Arthur F. and Vera M. (Eicher) Roche Jr. Bobbi spent most of her life in the Freeland, MI area, with the last 20 years spent in the Traverse City, MI area. Bobbi was an avid golfer, enjoyed arts and crafts. She was an avid Detroit Tigers and Michigan State Spartans fan. Bobbie loved spending time with her granddaughters and watching them grow up and her faithful dog and companion, Lilli. On August 22, 1964 Bobbi married Keith H. DeLong, he predeceased her on August 24, 2007. Bobbi is survived by her sons; Keith H. DeLong Jr. of Freeland and Stephen J. (Tracey) DeLong of Vassar, MI and her two granddaughters; Mackenzie and Amber. Also surviving Bobbi is a brother; Richard Roche of Traverse City, MI and a sister; Ruth Roche of Freeland. A sister; Karen Floyd and a sister-in-law; Brenda Roche has predeceased Bobbi.


Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday October 26, 2016 at the Cunningham/Taylor Funeral Home, Freeland, MI. Dr. Mark Hazen will officiate. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Freeland. Friends may call at the Cunningham/Taylor Funeral Home, 310 E. Washington St., Freeland on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider The Springs Ministries, Saginaw City Rescue Mission or the donor’s favorite charity.

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