Simpkins Roberta Ann Simpkins "Bobbi", age 55 of Maple Grove, died of cancer Sunday April 20, 2003. She passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family. Bobbi was born on September 20, 1947 to Robert and Marie Wilson, grew up in Minneapolis and Golden Valley, and was employed at General Mills. She married David Simpkins in January 1971 and parted in 1993. Bobbi enjoyed antiques, gardening, traveling, and held her family and friends very dear. She is survived by sons, Eric and Michael Simpkins of Minneapolis; her mother, Marie Wilson of Golden Valley; sister, Carol Steinway of Sandpoint, ID; brothers, Jim and John Wilson; and close friends, Nancy Sundeen and Sue Holmquist. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Wilson. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2:00 PM at the Washburn-McReavy DuSchane Chapel, 4239 West Broadway, Robbinsdale, with visitation 1 hour prior to service. Memorials may be made in her memory to Pathways Health Resource Center, 3115 Hennepin Ave. S, or Home Care Hospice, Methodist Hospital. Roberta's closest family and friends wish to express their deepest gratitude to all those gave her strength and encouragement. Que te vaya bien, Bobbi

Published on April 23, 2003

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