Roberta Workman

Published: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 11:29 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 11:43 a.m. CDT

Roberta C. Workman, 73, of Newton died on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home in Newton.

A funeral service will be held in Indiana. Memorials to the St. Nick’s Christmas Club may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home.

Roberta, the daughter of Vern and Chloela P. (Lash) Heffelfinger, was born on Sept. 19, 1939, in Huntington, Ind. She graduated from high school in Huntington. On Dec. 31, 1958, Roberta was united in marriage with Earl Workman in Huntington. They moved to Newton, Iowa, in 1979. Roberta was a homemaker and enjoyed spoiling her daughter and grandkids.

Those left to honor Roberta’s memory are her husband, Earl Workman of Newton; daughter, Jennifer (Steven) Gary of Baxter; her four grandchildren, Chloe, Brandon, Sofia and Sierra; two brothers, Max Heffelfinger and Bob Heffelfinger, both of Huntington; her two sisters, Mary (Bill “Goff”) Miller and Betty (Norman) Bowers, both of Huntington; and her many nieces and nephews.

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