Roberta Jo "Robbie" Borders, 62, of Baker City, Oregon, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on March 25, 2022. A Celebration of life will be held on April 30, 2022, beginning at 2:00 PM at the Baker City Christian Church with Pastor Jesse Whitford Officiating. A reception will follow in the Christian Church Fellowship Hall.
Roberta was born in 1959, in Sandpoint, Idaho, to Robert and Buddy (Botts) Lee. Roberta grew up in Scappoose, Oregon, where she graduated from Scappoose High School in 1977. She went on to graduate from Portland Community College in 1995. Roberta married Bob Borders in 1996 at Warren Community Fellowship and later moved her family to Baker City in 1999.
She taught 3rd and 4th grade at Harvest Christian Academy in Baker City. In her free time, Roberta enjoyed quilting, photography, teaching Sunday School, singing, visiting the elderly, baking pies, and garage sales. She especially enjoyed spending time with her kids and family.
Roberta is survived by her husband of 25 years, Bob Borders, son Tom Fenter, daughter Breanne Rosen, mother Buddy Lee, sisters Rebecca Mikesh, Charla Willis, Daphne Fillebrown, and a brother Robert T. Lee. She is also survived by stepdaughters Christy Fenter and Jenette Cain and a stepson Jess Borders as well as six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
She was preceded by her brother Robert Jr. and her father, Robert Lee.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions to be made to the Miss Robbie Borders Scholarship Fund through Gray's West & Company Pioneer Chapel at 1500 Dewey Ave, Baker City, Oregon 97814.
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