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“Mark, You are Missed here! ”
1 of 46 | Posted by: Joan - sister

“I would like to thank everyone for their outpouring of prayers and love. I enjoyed reading your personal memories of time spent with Mark. In the...Read More »
2 of 46 | Posted by: Gwenn Roberts - COLUMBIA CITY, IN

“To all the Roberts family, our prayers and thoughts are with you as you face this loss. On behalf of all the Smiths - Jill, Lee, Sue, Chris & Matt...Read More »
3 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“sorry for your loss. we go back a long way! don't know what to say!!lifes to short Gary and Sue ”
4 of 46 | Posted by: gary and sue dant - cromwell, IN

“Sorry to hear about Mark. He was a great guy. He was so kind to me and a pleasure to jam with. My prayers are with you. ”
5 of 46 | Posted by: Steve Lunn - Fort Wayne, IN

“To Gwenn and the entire Roberts Family, My sincerest sympathy goes out to you all. Mark and I hung around together when we went to St. Henry's grade...Read More »
6 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“Gwenn, the Roberts family and the Robco family. I just heard about Mark. I am so sorry for your loss. As one of your customers, I enjoyed speaking...Read More »
7 of 46 | Posted by: Judi Ettinger - Indianapolis, IN

“Gwenn, and all the Roberts families. This loss is severely deep through the heart, down to the gut and still wrapped around my ankles sometimes, in...Read More »
8 of 46 | Posted by: Joan Roberts-Maher - Fort Wayne, IN

“Gwen, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will be in your heart forever. God bless you. ”
9 of 46 | Posted by: Inara Wait

“My heart go out to the family and friends. May God bind your brokenhearts through his strength and loving comfort during this time of mourning. ”
10 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“Dale, I'm so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you in this trying time. ”
11 of 46 | Posted by: Evelyn McNally - Rockaway, NJ

“Dale , We are so sorry for your loss and hoping that all your memories are with you forever. Our prayers are with you Sue and Marshall ”
12 of 46 | Posted by: Sue and Marshall Doty-Lloyd/Swartwood - NY

“Our deepest condolences to the Roberts' family. Darick & Jessica Bennett ”
13 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“To Gwenn, the Roberts family and the ROBCO family:Please accept our heartfelt sympathies at this difficult time.Your Tech Products family ”
14 of 46 | Posted by: Lisa Johnson - Miamisburg, OH

“Mark Roberts and I traveled together to Germany and California- so we spent a lot of time together- and he was a joy to be with- his sense of humor...Read More »
15 of 46 | Posted by: Dave Riethmiller - FORT WAYNE, IN

“My condolences to the Roberts family. I worked with Mark for about 13 yearsMark had a great sense of humor and was quite the prankster. A great guy...Read More »
16 of 46 | Posted by: David Dotson - pierceton, IN

“Gwen and family,Lee Ann and I are so sorry this has happened and our thoughts, prayers and love are with you. We will not be able to attend the...Read More »
17 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincerest condolences to the family.May the God of all comfort bring you peace and strength during this most difficult time.PD-GA ”
18 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“A wonderful spirited man whom I loved encountering because I always walked away renewed. What charisma Mark had! What a loss to so many of us....Read More »
19 of 46 | Posted by: Tony Henry - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will always remember Mark happy and smiling. ”
20 of 46 | Posted by: Therese Spears - Lakewood, CO

“Owen and Jackie,So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers with you and your family. God Bless, Matt & Becky Beery ”
21 of 46 | Posted by: Becky Beery - Columbia City, IN

“Thanks for all the great memories especially of hunting trips. ”
22 of 46 | Posted by: Jim & Jo Krieger - Williston, ND

“Uncle Mark you will be missed. Prayer and love ❤ to my family. Aunt Gwenn, Derek(Allison), Darin (Haley)and Dana. Love you all ”
23 of 46 | Posted by: Cariel Warren - LaOtto, IN

“I am praying for the family. I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you all! ”
24 of 46 | Posted by: Jeannette Huguenard - Dowagiac, MI

“Roberts Family, Mark was one of Dad's good friends and I was always very grateful that Dad had that. My heart is heavy for everyone he left behind...Read More »
25 of 46 | Posted by: Katie Freehill - Farmington, MN

“Mark was one of my oldest and dearest friends I will miss him. ”
26 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear about your Dad Dana. I enjoyed his music at the wedding . Send our regards to your family. Charles and Janet Menz. ”
27 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“Hi Gwen and family, My heartfelt love goes out to all! ......The old days! And Green Bay days! ❤ ”
28 of 46 | Posted by: John McEvoy - Huntertown, IN

“Our heartfelt sympathies go out to all of the Roberts family, we are sorry to hear of our cousin Mark's passing. I am sorry that we will not be able...Read More »
29 of 46 | Posted by: Margaret Ann Cleveland(Nagy) - IN

“Dear Roberts Family, I am saddened for you all. You have my prayers and promise to hold you all close in the days ahead. Blesings to you , and...Read More »
30 of 46 | Posted by: Susan Mullett Riecke - IN

“Read of your brother's passing on the internet and wanted to extend our sympathy. Prayers are with you.JsyPi ”
31 of 46 | Posted by: Joe and Sharon Dugan - Whitehouse, OH

“Growing up with our families will always be one of our dearest memories. RIP, my friend ”
32 of 46 | Posted by: Tom and Mary Trier - IN

“Owen and Jackie,So sorry to hear of Mark's passing. Sending Hugs and Prayers for comfort. Love you, Linda ”

“Gwen & Family,I just heard of your staggering loss. Verbalizing my shock & sadness eludes me.....but know that there are folks out here who care &...Read More »
34 of 46 | Posted by: Nancy (Freehill) Eagle - IN

“We send our heartfelt prayers to Gwen and Mark's family. We had a great relationship with Mark and appreciated his trust in us. We are so sorry for...Read More »
35 of 46 | Posted by: Mike and Patti Kranish - Rockford, IL

“Our deepest sympathy to you, Owen and Jackie on the loss of your brother. May you find peace in your memories. Prayers and big hugs to you and your...Read More »
36 of 46 | Posted by: Kathy and Jim Davy - IL

“Gwen and family,My sympathy. May the memories and love that you shared bring you peace and comfort during this time of grief. My God give you peace...Read More »
37 of 46 | Posted by: Shelley Gevers Lamb - Santee, SC

“Peace on brother Mark! You were a great guy and made us laugh. Will never forget you. Enjoy your new home. ”
38 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“Mark and I went to St. Henry's together.Mark and I had some ups and downs together but always thought of him as a friend. RIP Mark ”
39 of 46 | Posted by: Don Bobay - Ft Wayne, IN - Friend

“Mark was an awesome Man. Infectious personality and always up for a good time... Had so many with he and his family. Such a great family! Blues in...Read More »
40 of 46 | Posted by: Douglas Duesing - Flint, MI

“We were saddened to hear of Mark's death. This is tragedy. My children and I will not be able to be with you at this time but we offer and will...Read More »
41 of 46 | Posted by: Marjorie Roberts Tautkus - VA

“Linda and I new Mark since we were all about 12 or 13 years old. He lived across the street from Linda growing up. He was alway a crazy guy with a...Read More »
42 of 46 | Posted by: terry leis - 46815, IN - Friend

“Worked for Mark ( and his Father, Frank) for many years...Mark was quite the guy..we had many arguments as he was my boss...and as the he boss...Read More »
43 of 46 | Posted by: Robin Brubaker - North Manchester, IN

“sincere condolences to gwenn and family. gary and I will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. RIP mark ”
44 of 46 | Posted by: ann leis - laotto, IN

“Prayers to the Roberts family, what a great man he was. He will be dearly missed. Cheri and John ”
45 of 46 | Posted by: Cheri Disser - Fort Wayne, IN

“My condolences to the Roberts Family. Mark was a good man , with a huge heart and caring person. He was a friend to all. Prayers to Gwen and...Read More »
46 of 46 | Posted by: Greg Whitcraft - Fort Wayne, IN

Mark Richard Roberts, 65, passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, IN, August 29, 1952 to the late Francis and Rita Roberts. Mark graduated from Bishop Luers HS in 1971. He was owner of Robco Engineering and Rubber Products of Columbia City. Mark was a generous and compassionate man that loved his family, and would lend a hand to anyone in need. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, listening to the blues and classic rock, hunting, fishing, being outdoors working in the yard and barn, and playing golf. Mark was an accomplished musician and played the guitar and harmonica with his brother's band "Scratch and Sniff". Surviving are his wife, of 41 years Gwenn J Roberts of Columbia City, IN; children Derek (Alli) Roberts of Ocoee, FL; Darin (Haley) Roberts of Fort Wayne, IN; Dana Menz of Ocoee, FL; brothers, Dale (Dorrie) Roberts of New York, NY; Owen (Jackie) Roberts of Fort Wayne, IN; Kurt Roberts of Fort Wayne, IN; Bart Roberts of Oceanside, CA; sister, Joan Roberts of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Lorelai, Layla, Izabelle, and Ella. Mass of Christian Burial is 11:30 am Saturday, September 16, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church 10700 Aboite Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN. with calling one hour prior. Calling also Friday, September 15, 2017, from 5- 8 pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home 8325 Covington Rd Fort Wayne, IN. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Riley Children's Hospital. To sign the online guest book, go to