On the afternoon of April 25th, 2014, Roberta "Bert" Scheel passed away after a 19 month battle with ovarian cancer at home surrounded by family. She was born on August 17, 1940 to the late Eugene and Hazel Johnson in Portsmouth, VA.
She is survived by her loving husband, Robert. She is also survived by her 2 brothers: Eugene and David; her 4 children: Bobby, Ricky, Rodney, and Becky; her beloved granddaughter, Allana, her other grandchildren: Jeffrey and Matthew; Samantha, Shane, and Cassie; River; and her 2 great-grandchildren.
Bert worked as a nurse for over 40 years bringing care and compassion, not only to her patients, but also her family. After retirement, she continued to work as a part-time nurse with the Visiting Angels. During her life, she traveled extensively. Her hobbies included reading, gardening, cooking, and caring for Zac the cat.
The service will be at Quantico National Cemetery at 1pm on Friday May 2nd, 2014. Following the service, there will be a reception at a family friends'.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project in Bert's name. Following the link below: https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=72
Online condolences may be sent to mullinsthompsonfredericksburg.com