Elizabeth “Betty” or “Tutu” Robershotte of Mesa, AZ, died of natural causes early morning, Friday, August 10th at the home of her daughter. She was 86 and the daughter of Flora Merrick. Born Elizabeth B Merrick on August 19, 1925, in Aberdeen, SD, she was raised and educated at Aberdeen High School and Northern College. A former Californian and 10-year resident of Gilroy, CA, Betty moved to Leisure World, in Mesa, AZ, in 1996. Betty held a deep love for and appreciation of music and had a wonderful singing voice; she was the former lead soprano of the “Co-Eds” singing trio that was featured on the Lawrence Welk shows. Betty had a sharp wit, wonderful spirit, fantastic sense of humor, and great vocabulary. She was married to the late Jac Robershotte and is survived by their children, Mark Robershotte, Paul Robershotte and Lynn Robershotte. A beloved mother and grandmother, she will be missed by her children and their spouses, six grandchildren, two great grandchildren and the extended Robershotte and Dauberg family members.
Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. at Church of the Master Presbyterian Church Chapel, 6659 East University Drive, Mesa, AZ 85205-7697. For more information you may call Mariposa Gardens Funeral Care, 480-830-4422. Please visit the family’s website, www.mariposagardens.com to share your thoughts and remembrances of Betty. Memorial donations may be made to the Church of the Master.
“I’ll find you in the morning sun, And when the night is new, I’ll be looking at the moon,But I’ll be seeing you.”