Roberta Stephen, age 77, Dunkirk, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne following an illness. Born in Jay County on April 29, 1940, she attended school in Portland and Pennville. She retired from Saint Gobain Containers (now Ardagh), Dunkirk, after working there 38 years.

Roberta enjoyed traveling, watching and & feeding hummingbirds, and tending to her flowers.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Floyd H. Stephen; four sons, Floyd E. Stephen, Dunkirk, Donny Stephen (wife: Rita), Redkey, Bert A. Stephen, Dunkirk, and Tommy Stephen, Dunkirk; two daughters, Jacquetta S. Wright (husband: Monte), Pendleton, and Julie Harper, Ridgeville; three sisters, Althea Miller, Fort Myers, Florida, Carol Louck (husband: Larry), Redkey, and Janet Botts, Dunkirk; 19 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Grace McFarland, and a brother,: Marvin McFarland.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Meacham Funeral Service with burial following at Salamonie Cemetery.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be sent to Cancer Services of East Central Indiana (Little Red Door). Condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be given at MeachamFuneralService.com.