Mary Laura Klooz, age 78, of Haslett, MI, died February 7, 2012 at her home. Mrs. Klooz was born June 23, 1933 in White Lake, WI to the late Thurman and Leotta (Eldridge) Tackett. On August 12, 1950 she married Robert Roberts at Four Corners Assembly of God Church, they later divorced.
Mrs. Klooz was a homemaker and also fostered many children in the Lansing area. She was an avid and gifted gardener and made beautiful flower arrangements.
Mrs. Klooz is survived by 6 sons: Jerome “Jerry” (Bonnie) Roberts of White Lake, Randy (Linda) Roberts of Elton, Alberto “Bob” Roberts of White Lake, Jeffrey (Marilyn) Roberts of White Lake, John Wesley Dean of San Bernardino, CA, and Melvin Roberts of Byron, MI; 19 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Eileen Watson of Greenville, LaVonn (Hubert) Bricco of Beach Park, IL and Jackie Holbrook of White Lake; and a brother, Herman (Laurie) Tackett of Phlox. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Mark and a daughter-in-law, JoAnn.
There will be no service in Michigan.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at Four Corners Assembly of God Church in White Lake, WI. Reverend Marvin Kindle will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the service at the church. Interment will be in Elton Cemetery in Elton, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.