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Roberta Jo Fox

March 4, 1943 ~ April 19, 2021 (age 78)


Roberta J. Fox, age 78, died Monday, April 19, 2021 at Ohio Health Shelby Hospital.

Born March 4, 1943 in Tiffin to  Robert and Helen (Poorman) Young, she had been a Shelby area resident for the majority of her life. A former graduate of Marion Harding High School, she was employed at ITT in Galion before working at the K-Mart in Ontario for numerous years. Roberta enjoyed crocheting, sewing, doing jigsaw puzzles and most importantly, spending time with her grandkids and great grandkids.

She is survived by her children John (Melani) Milligan of Bowling Green, David (Angel) Milligan of Shelby, and Sherri Janeczek of Mansfield; grandchildren, Aubrey Milligan of Delta, Austin Milligan of Bowling Green, Nathan Milligan of Shelby, Sara Milligan of Shelby, Dana Kerr of Bowling Green, Brandon Milligan of Mansfield, Brandy Milligan of Shelby, Joseph “J.J” Janeczek, Xena Janeczek and Zachary Janeczek all of Mansfield; several great grandchildren; eight siblings, Linda Smith of Marion, Helen (Jim) Farrel of Findlay, Michael Young of Marion, Brenda Sue (Kevin) Rogers of Marion, Rob (Lori) Young of Marion, Jeff (Kathy) Young of Marion, Keith (Christi) Young of Bucyrus and Scott (Joshlyn Thomas) Young of Marion.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Fox in 2001; brother Norm Young; son Ronald E. Milligan II; grandson Eric Milligan; special friend Sam Ward and previous husband, Ronald Milligan.

Friends may call the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory in Shelby Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

The family has requested that to offset funeral expenses, memorial contributions may be made in care of Barkdull Funeral Home; 33 N. Gamble St,  P.O Box 644, Shelby OH 44875.





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April 24, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Barkdull Funeral Home
33 N. Gamble Street
Shelby, OH 44875

No services to be held


Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory
PO Box 644, Shelby, OH 44875 OH 44875
Tel: 1-419-342-6356

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