Roberta "Berta" Ellen Last
September 28, 1937 - August 27, 2017
Mass of Christian Burial for Roberta E. Last, 79, will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with the Reverend Anthony Neusch, pastor as Celebrant. Entombment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo, at a later date. A celebration service for family and friends will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, at Parkside Chapel. Arrangements are under the direction of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home.
Our beloved “Berta” passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 27, 2017, in Hereford. A long-time resident and member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church of Hereford. Born September 28, 1937 in Stephenson County, Illinois to Robert and Marguerite Halstead. She married Carl Last, July 2, 1955 in Freeport, Illinois. Roberta worked as a legal secretary in Hereford for over 50 years.
The family wishes to say a special Thank You to Lezli and Jennifer with Accolade Hopsice as well as the entire staff at Hereford Care and Rehab Center. The family also requests memorials in Mrs. Last's name be made to the St. Anthony's Catholic School Endowment Fund, 114 Sunset Dr. Hereford, Tx 79045
She is survived by three daughters, Debbie Last of Kerrville, Barbara Redus and husband Jack of Amarillo, and Nancy Last of Hereford, three grandchildren, Dustin Redus and wife Brandee, and Sarah Redus of Amarillo, and Andy Redus of Kerrville, three great-grandchildren Joseph, Sawyer and Reese. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl. She was fiercely dedicated to her husband and family. Her contagious laughter was a joy to anyone within ear shot.