Elton John Roberts, 38

Elton John Roberts, 38, of Tama, died Thursday, April 18, 2013, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Traditional Graveside Services were held Friday, April 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Meskwaki Cemetery on the Meskwaki Settlement in rural Tama with Michael Keahna as speaker. A Traditional Wake was held Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the Fox Clan Ceremonial Building on the Meskwaki Settlement, rural Tama.

Survivors include his mother, Glendora, of Tama; his father, Gordon, of Tama; three daughters: Ashlynne, Celia and Lily Roberts all of Tama; his brothers: Issaiah Roberts, Lance Mauskemo and Elliott Funmaker, all of Tama, and Bruce (Jessi) Mauskemo, of Rochester, Minn.; his sister, Jessica Funmaker, of Marshalltown; one adopted brother, Adrian Hoag and many uncles, aunts and cousins.

Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo is assisting with the arrangements.