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March 19, 2007

Roberta (Bobbie) Slater Braendle

03/20/07 —

OIL CITY — Roberta (Bobbie) Slater Braendle, 70, of 108 E. Eighth St., Oil City, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2007, at UPMC Passavant, Pittsburgh.

Born in Oil City Aug. 4, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Elizabeth Peters Slater.

Mrs. Braendle graduated from Oil City High School in 1954.

She had a life-long love of horses and traveled extensively in different parts of the world. She was active in Calvary United Methodist Church of Oil City, the Angel Food Network, the Equine Sisterhood, the Oil Valley Quilt Guild, and supported Venango Association of Riding for the Handicapped (VARHA).

Surviving are three children, Kim Bickel of Woodbury, Ga., Jan McCullough of Pittsburgh, and Chuck McCullough and his friend, Lynnette, of Meadville; a grandson, Jason Depew of Pittsburgh; a brother and sister-in-law, Jon R. and Carla Slater; an aunt, “Dot” Martin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Steven Slater; a sister, Carol Cool; and a son-in-law, Daniel Bickel.

Family and friends will be received at Morrison Funeral Home, 110 Petroleum St., Oil City, from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The funeral will be conducted at the funeral home at 11 a.m., with a luncheon following at Calvary United Methodist Church.

Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Calvary United Methodist Church Elevator Fund, 115 E. First St., Oil City, Pa. 16301; or VARHA Inc., 255 Route 62, Franklin, Pa. 16323.

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