David Roberts, 63, of Zearing, Iowa passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at the Israel Family Hospice House in Ames, Iowa. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. at David's childhood home (1814 280th St., Madrid, Iowa). A private family burial will be held at a later date in the Lincoln Township Cemetery in Zearing, Iowa.
David was born in Perry, Iowa on October 19, 1957 to Edwin and Rovena (Pearson) Roberts. He grew up between Madrid and Luther. He attended high school at United Community and graduated with the class of 1976. Following school, he worked at a poultry farm for a short time before he began working at 3M in Ames. On January 11, 1997, he married Kimberly Kirk and the lived in Zearing. David retired from 3M on September 1, 2021, after 42 years of service. He loved spending time with his family and the last family vacation was special to all of them. David also enjoyed all things Iowa such as the Iowa State Fair and sweetcorn. He was an avid collector of everything but especially enjoyed coin and stamp collecting.
Those family members left to cherish his loving family are his wife Kim Roberts of Zearing, IA; children Megan Schlesky of Ankeny, IA, Andrea Roberts of Ankeny, IA, and Jared (Delaney McGill) Roberts of Ames, IA; grandchildren Chale and Nora Mutchler; siblings Mark (Cheryl) Roberts of Madrid, IA, Linda (Chris Lund) Shaw of Marshalltown, IA, and Carolyn (Jeff) Warren of Boone, IA; many nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews.
David was preceded in death by his parents Edwin and Rovena; sister Joyce Roberts; and brothers Larry Roberts, Gary Roberts, and Jeff Roberts.
Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care has been entrusted with the cremation care of David and his family.
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Celebration Of Life
Madrid, IA, United States 50156
“I was sad to hear that David has passed away. David and I were classmates at United Community from Kindergarten through 12th grade. David was always friendly and I remember him as being one of the fastest kids on the playground in elementary school.