Roberta A. Deutsch, 83, 1641 N. 1st Street, Fargo, died Thursday, May 8, 2008 at Bethany Homes, Fargo.
Roberta Ann Ridley was born November 3, 1924 in Grand Forks, ND to Robert and Ruth (Casey) Ridley. She attended St. Joseph’s Catholic Elementary School in Mandan, ND. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Fargo and attended NDSU. She married Thomas A. Deutsch August 5, 1946 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fargo. Roberta devoted her life to her family, church and catholic schools. She was a charter member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and a member of the Women?s Catholic Order of Foresters.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; sons, Tad (Paulette) Deutsch of Centennial, CO, Jim (Patty) Deutsch of Fargo, Mike (Maggie) Deutsch of Fargo, Chuck Deutsch of Fargo, Bob (Connie) Deutsch of Fargo, Bill (Becky) Deutsch of Grand Forks, ND; and sister, Barb (Ron) Lowry of Sandford, MI; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ruth; grandchildren, Corey and Daniel Deutsch sons of Jim and Patty Deutsch, Tommy Deutsch son of Mike and Maggie Deutsch; and brother, William Ridley.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to be given to Father John P. Smith Foundation for Catholic Schools.
VISITATION: 3:00 ? 4:00 pm Sunday, May 11, 2008 in Boulger Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service in the church.
PRAYER SERVICE: 4:00 pm in Boulger Funeral Home.
FUNERAL: 1:30 pm Monday, May 12, 2008 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo.
BURIAL: Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.
Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.