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Ellen Dean (Rabenhorst) Roberts

July 20, 1932 ~ July 18, 2021 (age 88)


Madison – Ellen Dean (Rabenhorst) Roberts (nee Busse), passed away on July 18th, 2021, in Madison, following a brief illness. She was born on July 20th, 1932, in Birchwood, WI to farmers Lee and Grace Busse.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her elder sister, Marjorie Robotka, of Birchwood; her first husband, Paul William Rabenhorst; and her second husband, Leigh Roberts.

She is survived by her sons, Paul Timothy Rabenhorst of Madison and Jesse Rabenhorst of Ocala, Florida; her sister, Nancy Robotka of Birchwood; and her three stepchildren, David (Pam) Roberts, Paul (Mary Jo) Roberts, and Carol (Steve) Troxell.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.


Memorial contributions can be made to Advent Lutheran Church.


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