Roberta Winchell


Roberta Winchell
Oct. 31, 1936 - June 29, 2011

Roberta "Bobbi" Carol Shadley Winchell, died June 29, 2011, in College Place. Bobbi was born Oct. 31, 1936, in St. Helens, Ore., to Robert and Florence Shadley. She graduated from high school in St. Helens.

Bobbi and Jack Winchell married in Portland, Ore., on Dec. 21, 1957. They lived in Missoula, Mont.; Pendleton and then moved to College Place in 1966.

Bobbie was employed by the College Place School District as superintendent's secretary from 1973 to 2001.

She is survived by her husband, Jack; daughters, Carol (Jim) Rood and Cindy (Frank) Buchal; grandsons, Joshua Rood, Caleb Rood and Joseph Buchal; brother, Duane Shadley, Sisters, Ore.; sisters, Vaughna Grummert and Beverly Tofte, both of Yuma, Ariz.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. at Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens in College Place. Bobbie will be deeply missed by her family and all who knew her. Memorial contributions may be made to Walla Walla Community Hospice or a charity of your choice through the funeral home. Arrangements are through Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder.


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