Desert Rose Heather Cremation & Burial

1040 North Columbus Blvd, Tucson, AZ


Daroleen Ellen Roberts

August 10, 1928November 6, 2019

Daroleen Ellen Roberts, age 91, died on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Peppi’s House Hospice in Tucson, AZ. She was born in Vassar, Michigan on August 10, 1928. She was preceded in death by her husband James A. Roberts. James passed away in 2007 after 57 years of marriage. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Mark and Brenda Roberts of Alma, Michigan and daughter and son-in-law Diana and Curtis Cannon of Tucson, AZ; three granddaughters Tracey Fuller, Katey Thompson, and Amy Cannon; four great grandchildren, Brandon Fuller, Justin Fuller, Chloe Thompson, and Dylan Thompson; and one great, great granddaughter Kinsley Fuller. Daroleen taught in Beecher School District in Flint, Michigan as a kindergarten teacher, resource teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Assistant Superintendent of State and Federal Programs until she retired in 1988. During her years at Beecher School District she earned her Masters of Education Administration degree from Eastern Michigan University. Daroleen was dedicated to her Christian life and musical service to the Lord as an active member of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and choir. She also held a membership with the American Legion Auxiliary #162 Luzerne Fellowship in Luzerne, Michigan. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 8051 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85710. In lieu of flowers, Daroleen requested donations to the Littlepage Scholarship Fund – American Legion Auxiliary #162, PO Box 215, Luzerne, MI 48636.


24 November

Memorial Service

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St. Paul's United Methodist Church

8051 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710


Daroleen Ellen Roberts

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