Age 73, of Lansing, passed away October 31, 2010. She was born August 19, 1937 in Ozark, MI the daughter of James C. and Alice (McCarry) Dell.
Roberta was the owner of Royal Real Estate Co. and was a member of South Church.
Roberta was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Gadaleto; father, James C. Dell; brother, James W. Dell; sister, Deborah Brown; and great-grandson, Marcus May-Cook. She is survived by her mother, Alice Dell; children, Iva Wilson (Andrew Naranjo), Sheila (Bryan) Reid, Roland Cook (Margie Anderson), Delbert (Linda) Cook, Michael (Lori) Cook and Laurie Cook; 2 stepchildren, Marsha (Craig) Rodgerson and Frank (Laurie) Gadaleto; 19 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Clarence (Kathleen) Dell, Rodger (Sandra) Dell, Patrick (Norma) Dell and Timothy (Carol) Dell; and brother-in-law, Dale Brown.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 4, 2010 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with Dr. Donald G. Denyes of South Church officiating. Interment will follow in East Lawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Hospice.