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Roberta Marie Pospisil
October 3, 1933 ~ May 13, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Roberta Marie Matte Hopper Pospisil, 89, passed away at Billings Clinic Hospital on May 13, 2023.
A service will be held at St Mary's Catholic Church in Malta, MT at 11:00 am on May 19, and burial will be at the Ereaux Cemetery, west of Dodson, MT.
Roberta was born October 3, 1933 at Fort Belknap Agency to Vernie Ereaux Matte and Edward W Matte. She graduated from Flandreau High School, SD and earned her Registered Nurse degree in Havre, MT in 1955. Roberta was a nurse at Broward General Hospital in Fort Lauderdale starting in 1955 and later became Nurse Director there until her retirement in 1998.
Roberta and Donald L Hopper were married March 1955 and moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL. They had two daughters, Mary Alice and Michelle Renee. Donald later died from a tragic accident in March 1974. In 1981 she and Richard L Pospisil were married, until his death in November 2021.
Roberta was a devout Catholic and as a Malta resident attended St Mary's Catholic Church in Malta. She and daughter Mary Alice went to the Vatican in Rome, Prague in the Czech Republic and toured the surrounding countries.
Roberta, our loving mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend liked to help people, even strangers. She opened her home in Florida to a homeless family until they could afford to move.
Roberta is survived by her daughter Michelle Renee Van Nus, David Van Nus Sr., son-in law both of Dunnellon, FL. Grandchildren include David Jr, Michael, Miranda, Summer, Kevin, Donnie and their children. Along with her siblings Florence, Warren, Serena, Selma, and Billie Rae. She was preceded in death in close succession by daughter Mary Alice Hopper, April (Mary's daughter) and Richard L Pospisil. The remains of the three were buried in the fall of 2022, at the Ereaux Cemetery west of Dodson.