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Roberta "Bobbi" Edwards

July 3, 1945 — April 6, 2024


Roberta F. “Bobbi” Edwards, age 78, of Dowling passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, April 6, 2024. She was born in Battle Creek on July 3, 1945, the daughter of Ellsworth and Gladys (Henker) Puffer Jr.

Bobbi married Fred Edwards Jr. in Battle Creek on March 17, 1995; he sadly preceded her in death on January 29, 2021.  She is survived by her sons, David and James Owens of Battle Creek; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Beverly Geesin of Battle Creek.   Bobbi was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Marcia Austin and Rebecca Puffer.

Bobbi was a member of the Augusta VFW Post #7956 Ladies Auxiliary, the PNA Lodge #2416, Battle Creek and the Oscar Brady American Legion Post #298 Ladies Auxiliary, Battle Creek.  She truly enjoyed golfing, bowling, and playing softball & horseshoes.   Bobbi also enjoyed canoeing up north and spending time with her family and many friends.

A memorial service to celebrate Bobbi’s life will be held 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2024 at the Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the American Legion Post #298 or Companion Cats. Arrangements by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Bobbi may be placed at

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Celebration of Life

Friday, April 19, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fort Custer National Cemetery

15501 W Dickman Rd, Augusta, MI 49012

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