Roberta (Bobbie) Jean Angstrom, 88, of Naples, Florida, went to be with her Lord and Savior on September 7, 2020. She went peacefully, listening to praise music with family at her side.
Bobbie Angstrom was born in Cantril, Iowa, to Joe Madden and Mary Tade Madden on August 23, 1932. She spent most of her childhood in Fort Madison, Iowa. After graduating from High School, Bobbie attended Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines, and graduated as a Registered Nurse. Bobbie married Merlin Angstrom on August 22, 1953 and moved to the family farm in Stratford, Iowa. In 1964, they and their four children moved to Johnston Iowa where they lived until moving to Naples FL in 1992.
Bobbie was a true prayer warrior and was known for praying by name for her entire family until the final days of her life. She loved music, and played the piano and organ, sang solos, and directed the choir at Johnston (IA) Evangelical Free Church for many years. Bobbie was school nurse for Johnston Community Schools for several years. She loved to travel, especially to her favorite place, Hawaii. She was a great cook, and holiday meals were remembered for her preparations of Swedish dishes and pastries. Bobbie was, above all, a loving and supportive wife, mother, Granny, and true friend to so many.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Merlin in 2015. Also preceding her in death were her parents, Joe Madden, Mary Madden Thiede, Henry Thiede, and sister Mary Alice Fountain.
Bobbie is survived by her four children, Doug Angstrom (Dianne), Greg Angstrom (Brenda), Brenda Peitzman (Bob), Sharla Potter (Bill). She is also survived and adored by her ten grandchildren, and 31 great-grandchildren, all who called her Granny.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, September 19, at 2:00 pm at Covenant Church of Naples in Naples, FL. Family and friends are invited, and social distancing will be followed as directed by the church guidelines (masks are optional). The service will also be livestreamed and recorded for those who are unable to attend.
Her children arise and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praises her. Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.
charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Legacy Coalition. www.legacycoalition.com
This ministry exemplifies the mission of Bobbie Angstrom – to pass a legacy of faith on to her children, grandchildren, and future generations.