In Memory

Roberta Hinkston (Couch)

Roberta Hinkston (Couch)

Roberta "Bobbie" Couch (Hinkston) on December 10th, 2021 was given wings and is now among the angels. She was 77 years old.  Born in Cadillac, Michigan, on Friday, December 1,1944 to the late Howard and Helen (Potrude) Hinkston. Bobbie was surrounded by the love from the moment she came into this world. Love and compassion was the central theme of her life. She will be fondly remembered for the gentle way which she expressed her adoration towards her family and friends. She had a special heart that connected and found the good within every person she encountered. She was often found spending her time, side by side next to the love of her life; her husband. Her children within her blended family were her greatest joy and accomplishment. Her warmth and maternal nature carried on to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was also well known for her artistic and creative abilitites. She transformed wedding venues, loved interior decorating, sewing, crafts and shopping. She will be remembered as one who brought happiness, comfort, and light into the world that often needed her effulgent spirit.

 Along with her parents, Bobbie was preceded in death by a brother H. Emery Hinkston, a sister Dorothy Barum and brother-in-law, Charles "Chuck" Barum. Bobbie is survived by her husband of 46 years, Jack G. Couch; daughters Kimberly Todd of Bloomsburg, and her companion Joseph Opsitos, Shelly Storper of Bloomsburg and fiancee Ken Herritt, Laura Couch of Aarhus, Denmark; grandchildren Heather Todd of Orem, Utah; Kristin Farrell of Lehi, Utah  and husband Joey; Joseph Todd of Philadelphia and wife Kelsie; Matthew Storper of Harrisburg and wife Cynthia; Michael Storper of Harrisburg and wife Kristie; Meleah Renner of Logan, Utah and husband Antony. Her blended family included Steven Couch of Oregon City and wife Laurie; Christi Ziegler of Oregon City, Nanette Caruh, Linda Liebert, and Karen Peterson, Together from both Marrages, they shared a total of 24 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Surviving also is a brother, Harry Hinkston and his wife Ellen of Michigan and sister-in-law, Kay Hinkston of Michigan. 

Services were held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Allen Funeral Home. 

Graveside committal services were held December 17th at 2:00 pm in the Lightstreet Highland Cemetary, Bloomsburg PA.

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12/19/21 04:29 PM #1    

JoAnne Bennett (Smith)


Roberta was such a lovely and gifted friend.  I remember her so well from our years at TL Handy.  The person who wrote her obituary did an exceptional job!   It described her to a tee.  My condolences to her family.


JoAnne Bennett Smith


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