Helen Elizabeth Roberts


Jan. 8, 1928 - Aug. 23, 2012



Helen E. Roberts of Waukesha died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at her home at Oakhill Terrace surrounded by her family at the age of 84. She was born in Delafield on Jan. 8, 1928, the daughter of the late Edward and Ellen (nee Aikmen) Thomas. 


Helen's faith was very important to her and she was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Waukesha. She was an avid gardener and loved to cook. She will be forever remembered for her kind spirit and contagious smile.


She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Elizabeth 'Betty' (Richard) Scaff; her son, Alvin 'Al' (Nancy) Roberts; her grandchildren, Lisa Scaff, James (Mindy) Scaff, Nicole (Andrew) Crawford, Lynne (Jason) Brandos and Gwen Roberts; granddaughter-in-law, Courtney Scaff; and her great-grandchildren, James William, Matthew, Michelle and Jessica Scaff, Jacob, Taylor and Chase Scaff, William and Payton Crawford, Dakota Brandos and Emma Maly, along with another great-grandchild on the way. She is further survived by her sister, Mabel Service; sister-in-law, Norie Halverson; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 


She was preceded in death by her husband, William Roberts, on Aug. 23, 1989; her brother, Lloyd Thomas; a daughter, Judy Roberts; a son, Edward Roberts; two grandsons, Jason Scaff and Willie Roberts; a great-granddaughter, Chelsie Scaff; and her brother-in-law, Vincent Service. 


Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service Sunday, Aug. 26, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will immediately follow at Salem Cemetery in Wales.


For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.