Garrett W. Roberts

Garrett W. Roberts, 15, of Dows, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2010 as a result of an automobile accident.

Funeral services for Garrett Roberts will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Clarion-Goldfield High School, 1111 Willow Drive in Clarion, with Pastor Mike Augsburger officiating.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Dows.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 4 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Clarion-Goldfield High School in Clarion, and will continue one hour prior to services at the school.

Garrett Wade Roberts was born June 23, 1994 to Diane Schilling Shores and Wade Roberts.  He left his earthly life on June 1, 2010 as a result of a car accident.

Garrett was raised in Dows, Iowa where he attended grade school at Dows Elementary. He then attended Clarion-Goldfield Schools through the tenth grade Garrett was a member of various AA & NA groups in the area.  Through his self-help and support programs he gained his skills of helping others with their needs. His interests were wide and included friends and family, artistry including drawing and writing music, and his self-taught keyboarding.

Survivors include his mother, Diane Shores of Dows; his father, Wade Roberts of Dows; brother, Eric Shores of Cedar Falls; maternal grandparents, Francis and Phyllis Schilling of Clarion, paternal grandparents, Rodger and Shar Roberts of Laurel; paternal grandparents, Gary and Michelle Minor of Goldfield; along with numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, other family members, friends, and his girlfriend Lakota Nichols.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Virginia Minor.



Date: Saturday, June 5, 2010
Time: 2:00 pm
Where: Clarion-Goldfield High School
Clarion, Iowa
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