Roberta Louise Fischer Uhiren, age 84, died peacefully at her home in Slovak on the morning of May 15, 2022. She was born to Lawrence and Maisie Fischer on February 2, 1938 at home in DeWitt, Arkansas. She married Harry Uhiren on January 23, 1960 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Stuttgart and resided in Slovak the rest of her life. Roberta was a long time member of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Slovak where she was a Religious Education Teacher, CYO sponsor, Altar Society member and a member of the Slovak Bakers.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Harry; four children, Stephanie Leach (Terry), Jeffrey Uhiren (Sheila), Randall Uhiren (Jeanette Petrus), and Shelley VanHouten (Travis); seven grandchildren, Ashley Rye (Dustin), Clark VanHouten (Rachel), Keely Sparks (Tanner), Zachary Uhiren (Sabrina), Karlee Lipton (Hunter), Bailee Uhiren and Chase VanHouten; great-grandchildren, Sophia Rye, Tesla VanHouten, Masie VanHouten, Ozzy Sparks, and Mila Rae VanHouten on the way; brother, Jerry Fischer and two sisters, Margaret Carver and Rosie Braswell. In addition, she was a mother figure to many. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Masie Fischer; four brothers, Robert Lee (her twin), Carl, Bill, and Kenny Fischer and one sister, Kathy Fortenberry.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2022 at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Slovak with Rosary following at 7:00 p.m.. Funeral mass will be Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., at St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Slovak.