Obituary of Roberta Frank | TheUnion.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Obituary of Roberta Frank

Roberta Frank

Roberta Kay Tarbox Frank died suddenly Oct.16, 2014, in Grass Valley, Calif., of natural causes surrounded by family and friends. She was 72.

A celebration of life service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Road in Grass Valley. Although not a member of that church, Roberta enjoyed rehearsing, performing, and attending many concerts there due to its fine acoustics.

Her beloved Sierra Master Chorale and Music in the Mountains Chorus will sing together at the service in tribute to her.

Roberta was born in Missoula, Mont., a graduate of the University of Montana. She was a music educator, musical director and coach, vocal soloist, and pianist. Roberta ultimately became a mentor and role model for members of multiple choirs and music ensembles. She was joyously devoted to being of service to others and touched so many lives and hearts.

Roberta is survived by her sister Nancy Ruth Tarbox Donahue of Nevada City; son Brian Joseph Frank of Nevada City; daughter Laurie Anne Frank Cousins; son-in-law, Christopher Maher Cousins; grandchildren, Sequoia Grace Cousins and Sean Christopher Cousins of Los Angeles; nephews, Bradley Glenn Donahue of Los Angeles and Todd Jones Donahue of Oakland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to Music in the Mountains and/or InConcert Sierra. Condolences and contributions may be made through https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/8c66/roberta-kay-tarbox-frank.

Roberta is forever free to sing throughout the universe.


Support Local Journalism


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User