Roberta Irene (Thomas) Herald

March 16, 1926 – July 27, 2021

Roberta Irene (Thomas) Herald, 95, of Bloomington, passed away at 7:28 p.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital, surrounded by her loving family.

Born March 16, 1926, in Trinity Springs, IN, she was the daughter of Arthur Thomas and Arminta (Akles) Rush. She married Eulas Herald and he preceded her in death. Roberta was a homemaker.

Life was a highway for Roberta. She enjoyed long rides and would often say “I’ll go wherever the open
road takes me.” She loved sports, game shows, and the news. The family was most important, she especially loved her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Linda Eernisse (Allen) of Solsberry, Ruthann Floyd (Fred) of Bloomfield, Susie Price (Larry) of Solsberry and Brett Herald (Shirley Smith) of Owensburg; nine grandchildren, Barbie Pearcy (Mark), Marlene Plummer (Dustin), Matt Floyd, Michael Floyd (Cris), Megan Herald, Jed Herald, Melissa McDonald (Tim), Eric Price (Renae) and Leslie Price; Fourteen great-grandchildren; her caretaker, Wanda Nicholson.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12 p.m. Noon on Saturday, July 31, 2021, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Owensburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m until the hour of service on Saturday at the mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Owensburg Cemetery.

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