November 3, 2021
Roberta E. Johnson Gizinski departed this lifetime on her 92nd birthday on Oct. 23, 2021 in Denver.
She was born on Oct. 23, 1929 in Haxtun to Robert and Irma Johnson. Roberta grew up on a farm in Eastern Colorado during the challenging times of the Depression and on into World War II. Many stories over the years recounted how her tremendous strength was formed from an early age and continued through her entire lifetime.
Roberta attended the first eight grades south of Haxtun in a one-room school house of the Sunbeam District. Her high school years were then in Haxtun and she graduat...