Obituaries & Death Notices

Roberta (Bobbi) Devera

05/24/1947 - 04/02/2019


Obituary For Roberta (Bobbi) Devera

Roberta (Bobbi) Devera (Formerly Markunas)- 71 of Rockford passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Swedish American Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born May 24, 1947, in Rockford, the daughter of John and Kathryn Markunas. She graduated from East High School, class of 65. She married Jerry Devera on April 16, 1966, in Rockford.

Survivors include her Husband, Jerry. Son, Scott Devera, and Daughter Amy (Al Galluzzo) Devera. Granddaughter, Andrea Reddic Sister, Peggy (Dave) Ellis. Brother, Tom (Michelle) Markunas. Special Nieces and Nephews: Mark Ellis, Dan Ellis, Rebecca Ellis, and Lisa Devera- Predeceased by her parents and infant son, Baby Chad Devera.

Bobbi loved doing her genealogy and was an avid collector of angels. She was an amazing mother and grandmother- and especially devoted wife- caring for her one true love- Jerry thru all the challenges that life threw their way.

Special friends and family members: Tom and Deb Foss, Diane Leone, and all her friends at the Navy Club of Rockford.

Per Bobbi's wishes- a private service will be held for the immediate family- a Celebration of Life will hold in her honor and the family will provide details to friends and family.

Cremation Rites accorded through Tony Gasparini Funerals.

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  • 04/01/2020

    Tomorrow will be a year since you've been gone.i love you mom. Scott

  • 04/05/2019

    I was part of the potluck girls. I have many memories of Bobbi and the fun we had. My condolences to the family and my thoughts are with you.

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