Doreen Roberts, 90, Melvern: Feb. 19, 1925 – April 8, 2015

MELVERN – Doreen Roberts, 90, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at her home in Melvern. She was born on Feb. 19, 1925, near Melvern, the daughter of John and Gladys Sutton Plowman.

Doreen had lived near Osage City for several years before moving back to Melvern in 1963.

She had been a homemaker all of her life.

Doreen was married to Sidney Kitt on May 24, 1943, in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1962. She married Kenneth Roberts on Dec. 9, 1967, in Osage City.  He preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2001.

Doreen is survived by her four children, Sharon Jamison, Beverly (Rod) Criqui and Johnny (Donna) Kitt, all of Lebo, and Gary (Jane) Kitt, Melvern; and 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services for Doreen will be a gathering of family and friends at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the Feltner Funeral Chapel in Lyndon. Inurnment will be in Melvern Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451.  Online condolences may be left at

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