Roberta Yates, 67, of Grafton, died Thursday, June 28, 2007. She was born October 9, 1939 in LaGrange. Mrs. Yates was self-employed, performing house cleaning duties, and was a member of LaPorte United Methodist Church. Graveside Services 11 A.M. Tuesday at The River Rd. Cemetery in LaGrange. Rev. Jonathan McCleery, Pastor of LaPorte United Methodist Church will officiate. No visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home of Elyria.