Roberta “Bobbi” Morton, 70, of Stephenson, Mich., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 8, 2018. She was born Feb. 22, 1948, in Daggett, Mich., to the late Robert and Julia (Horvath) Beechner. 
     Bobbi graduated from SHS in May of 1966 and then from Mt. Sinai School of Nursing in June of 1969. She worked at Pine Crest Nursing Home while in nursing school. After graduation, Bobbi worked at Mt. Sinai OB GYN. On Dec. 6, 1969, Bobbi married Dennis Morton in Stephenson and lived in Milwaukee until May 1971. They then moved back to Stephenson, and she started employment as a RN at St. Joseph Lloyd Hospital then at BAMC retiring after 40 years on Dec. 31, 2009, as the Med./Surg. Director. Together with Dennis they raised a wonderful daughter, Kristin Morton Havelka, and enjoyed three awesome grandchildren: Matthew, Caitlyn, and Rebecca. She loved her son-in-law, Scott, who was like the son she never had. After retirement, she became involved in volunteer activities like, BAMSAR (Bay Area Mounted Search/Rescue), PLS (Project Life Saver), 4-H sewing, horse club, handicap horse and elementary reading program. Bobbi was very active in 4-H, especially in 4-H Horse Club. She attended exploration days for 10 years as a chaperone.  Bobbi was a member of the Bethlehem Covent Church.
Bobbi is survived by her husband, Dennis; daughter, Kristin (Scott) Havelka of Wallace, Mich.; three grandchildren: Matthew, Caitlyn and Rebecca; one brother, Arlyn (Vicki) Beecher of Stephenson, Mich.; and one sister, Diane Haines of Milwaukee, Wis. She was preceded in death by one sister, Sharon Maus; and one brother, Dale Borchard.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home beginning at 4 p.m. until time of Prayer Service at 7 p.m., with Pastor Andrew Stonina officiating. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Bethlehem Covenant Church beginning at 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m., with Pastor Andrew Stonina officiating. 
Burial to follow at Bethlehem Covenant Cemetery.
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