Roberta “Bert” Angell Rowell

Roberta “Bert” Angell Rowell

Roberta “Bert” Angell Rowell

Cedar Rapids

Roberta “Bert” Angell Rowell, 81, of Cedar Rapids, IA, passed away of natural causes on Friday, May 10, 2024. Graveside Services: 1 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2024, at Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Arrangements are with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.

Survivors include her daughter, Tina Angell of Mechanicsville; sons, Richard Angell Jr. of Solon, and Keith (Rachelle) Angell of Marion; sister, Georgia (Steve) Dick of Bolivar, NY; nine grandsons and one favorite (only) granddaughter; sixteen great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Bert was born on December 12, 1942, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Marion and Mary Georgianna (Drehouse) Brott. On May 11, 1961, she married Richard “Dick” Angell in her mother’s home in Cedar Rapids. Roberta and Richard raised their four children in rural Solon in a home they built. A social butterfly with a spicy personality, Roberta enjoyed volunteering in the community, traveling, was a member of TOPS for many decades and was often seen wearing purple. Until the very end she maintained her affinity for chocolate milkshakes, hats and laughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Richard Angell and Robert Rowell; daughter, Linda (Lynn) Hansel; and special friend, Vivian Northrup.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Please share your support and memories with Bert’s family on her Tribute Wall at under Obituaries.

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