Roberta “Bert” Vasey, 78, passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease on February 15, 2021, at Manor Care in West Des Moines.

Bert was born December 25, 1942 in Des Moines, Iowa to Robert and Eileen (Langer) Edmond. She attended Lincoln High School and later transferred to North High School where they allowed early graduation. She was united in marriage to Fred Carl Vasey in June of 1961, in Des Moines. Bert was a member of the Red Hat Society and Rainbow Girls. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and baking.

Bert is survived by her son, Bradley (Lora) Vasey; grandchildren, Hunter and Keely; sisters, Marla (Joe) Naumann and Nan (Greg) Gardiner; and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, William and Maudell Langer; brother, Al Edmund; sister, Sharlene Hunt; her husband, Fred of 55 years: and her son, Robert in 2020.

A private graveside service will be held at Glendale Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date for both Bert and Robert.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa or the American Cancer Society in loving memory of Bert.

Condolences may be expressed at

Service Details

Private Graveside Service
Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, Iowa

Celebration of Life at a Later Date
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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