Beverly Ann “Ma-gi-me-te-mo-a” Roberts, 83, of Tama, passed away, Sunday, June 12, 2022, at her home under the care of Iowa River Hospice. A Traditional Wake was held Monday evening at the Glenn Roberts’ Ceremonial Building on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama. Traditional Graveside Services was held Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Beverly Robert’s Residence on the Settlement with Wayne Pushetonequa as speaker.
Beverly was born on May 10, 1939, in Toledo, Iowa, the daughter of Carl Jefferson and Virginia Pushetonequa.
In May 1961, she united with Gustave Roberts. Beverly retired from Lennox after twenty-six years. Her hobbies included antiquing and going to the casino. She loved the Green Bay Packers and Iowa Hawkeye wrestling. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Survivors include her sons: Andre (Jana) Roberts, Paul Timberwolf, Tyrone (Mamie) Roberts, all of Tama; daughters, Ursula Roberts and Lucie Roberts, both of Tama; sisters, Sharon Mervin, of Toledo, and Cheryl Wright, of Tama; thirteen grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Carl Jefferson and Virginia Potts; husband, Gustave Roberts; daughter, Carrie Roberts; sister, Carol Keahna; brother, Eldon Joy and grandson, Royce Timberwolf.
Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting the family with the arrangements.