Roberta J. Chrystal


Roberta J. Chrystal, 87, a long-term resident of eastern Iowa, died on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in Alpharetta, Ga.

Visitation was Wednesday, Dec. 11,  at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home, Cedar Rapids.

Funeral services were Thursday, Dec. 12, at Golden Congregational UCC Church in Ryan.

Roberta was born on Jan. 2, 1926, near Ryan.  She was a grade/high school teacher in Nemaha, Garnavillo and Ryan Public School systems. Her life was devoted to her family, church and community service.

Survivors include four children, Carrol Chrystal of Kennewick, Wash.; Cynthia Chrystal, Johns Creek, Ga.; Brian Chrystal, Delhi and Michelle (Jeffrey) Warner of Johns Creek, Ga.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  

Roberta was preceded in death by her husband, Harold. 

Memorials may be directed to the Golden Church Roberta Chrystal Memorial Fund or the Linn County Deputy’s Association - Food Basket Fund.  Condolences may be sent to 1255 Vintage Club Drive, Johns Creek, GA 30097 or left at under obituaries.

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