Deborah Roberts Arp, 57, rural Clutier, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at her home from a sudden illness. Funeral services will be Thursday June 7, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, Dysart. Burial will be at the Dysart Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Zion Lutheran Church on Wednesday, June 7, from 4-8 p.m.
Deborah Roberts Arp was born Jan. 24, 1955 in Iowa Falls, the daughter of Darrah Lewis and Donna Mae (Modlin) Roberts.She married Richard Wilhelm Arp in 1984.
She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in music education and taught music for the Dysart-Geneseo School District and later for the South Tama County Community School District where she taught elementary music, junior high choir, fifth grade start-up band and one year of high school music appreciation, retiring in 2012.
Deborah Roberts Arp
She is preceded in death by her father, Darrah Lewis Roberts. Deborah is survived by her mother, Donna Mae Roberts, Iowa Falls; her husband, Richard, Clutier; son, Christopher Arp, Charles City; daughter, Amanda Arp, Clutier; brother John Darrah Roberts, Iowa Falls and a sister, Linda Joyce (Liam) Forristal, Greenbelt, Md.