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Roberta Field

July 13, 1961 ~ May 23, 2020 (age 58)


Roberta Kelly (Simpson) Field formerly of Saginaw, MI  passed away in Kingsley, MI on May 23, 2020 at her home.  She was born July 13, 1961 in Hastings, MI to Robert D. & Paula S. Simpson. 

Roberta attended Saginaw Public Schools, graduating with the class of 1978.  After graduation she certified completion of The Horse Academy in Oklahoma and attended DELTA college.  In her youth Robin loved summers on Beaver Island, MI with all of its nature.  She was especially gifted as a Horse Whisperer, and over the years she used her gift of training horses and their riders for 4H, rodeos, etc.

She is survived by her father,  Robert D. & Sandra Simpson of The Villages, FL & Beaver Island, MI; nieces, Jillian and Paulina Simpson; a great nephew, Paul; Aunt Mary Menhart of  Grand Rapids, MI & Aunt Millie Batte of Scottsdale, AZ.  Her cousins and other family members reside in Michigan, Arizona, Tennessee, and Hawaii.

She was predeceased by her mother, Paula S. Simpson and brother, Paul Scott Simpson.

A celebration of her life with family gathered will be held in the future on Beaver Island with a date yet to be determined in 2021.

Arrangements are in the care of the Charlevoix Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.  Please sign her online guestbook at

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