Roberta J. DeFoor
August 19, 1933 — December 1, 2017
Roberta “Bobbie” DeFoor passed away on December 1st, 2017, in Everett, Washington. Bobbie was born August 19, 1933 in Colchester, Essex, England, to William and Patricia Bennie.
In 1955 Bobbie married Byron “Bud” R. Grover, an American airman, with whom she had three children. After many moves, Bobbie and Bud landed in Clovis, New Mexico. They divorced in 1979.
Bobbie married John R. DeFoor in July of 1998. They lived on a ranch in Tucumcari, where they raised cows, goats, horses and pigs and enjoyed life in the Southwest. After John’s death in 2010, Bobbie moved to Oregon and then to Washington in 2016. Bobbie is survived by her brothers, Ian and Alistair, sister Heather, daughters Lee and Sue, son Steve, grandchildren Melanie, Jessica, John, Edward, Emily, Amy, Erica and Julie, and great-grandchildren Allison, Meghan and Nico.
Bobbie will be greatly missed by family and friends. A memorial service will be held December 16th, 10 a.m., at Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home in Marysville, WA.