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Welcome to the memorial page for

Roberta Lee (Allison) McDonald

September 29, 1936 ~ October 4, 2017 (age 81)

Roberta Lee McDonald, 81, of Alpena passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Roberta Lee Allison was born in Birmingham on September 29, 1936 to the late Walter and Grace (Johnson) Allison.  She married David McDonald on January 14, 1955.  He preceded her in death October 9, 1986.  Roberta was an active member of First Presbyterian Church, enjoyed volunteering in the community including at the Friendship Room, Habitat and going on mission trips to help storm victims.

Surviving are 4 children, David and Lisa McDonald, Mark and Marjorie McDonald, Thomas McDonald, Elizabeth Rowe; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother, Walter and Barbara Allison; and a sister, Joan and Dean Copeland.

Mrs. McDonald was preceded in death by an infant great granddaughter; 2 sisters, Helen Erwin, Barbara Dickerson and a brother, Charles Allison.

Visitation will take place on Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. with Rev. Sanford K.H. Wright officiating.  Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Memorials: First Presbyterian Church or the Friendship Room


Charitable donations may be made to:

First Presbyterian Church
1600 W. Chisholm Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-354-3381

Friendship Room
PO Box 736, Alpena MI 49707



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
October 7, 2017

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
1600 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 7, 2017

2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church
1600 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707