Roberta “Bert” Habig, age 89, of Jasper, IN, passed away at 7:35 a.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.
Roberta was born in Greentown, Indiana, on March 14, 1928 to James L. “Jack” and Rebecca (Duckworth) Snyder. She married Thomas L. Habig on January 31, 1953, in Lafayette, Indiana. He preceded her in death on May 13, 2002.
She was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church.
She enjoyed traveling with her husband. Locally, she was an avid bowler and golfer in her younger years and competed in many tournaments. For a time, she was a volunteer at Jasper Memorial Hospital. She loved animals, flowers, watching birds and took up photography later in life.
Surviving are two daughters Julie (Terry) Giesler, Sandy (Greg) Jordan, both of Jasper, IN, two sons, Brian (Denise) Habig, Palm Desert, CA, Paul (Sue) Habig, Jasper, IN, one daughter-in-law, Terry Habig, Palm Coast, FL, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death besides her husband of 49 years, Tom, are one son, Randall D. “Randy” Habig, one grandson, Kyle T. Habig, four sisters, Charlotte “Tod” Smith, Estella “Stella” Bogen, Janice Smith, and Carolyn Biercbieh, and one brother, James “Bill” Snyder. She was the last surviving member of her family.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Roberta “Bert” Habig will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017, at Precious Blood Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.
A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time at the church on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Northwood Good Samaritan Nursing Center or the Dubois County Humane Society.
Condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com