GLADSTONE - Roberta Mae Ecklid, 77, of 217 Dakota Ave. in Gladstone (Bay View Apartments) passed away Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at Marquette General Hospital in Marquette. She was born Sept. 29, 1936, in Hetherton, Mich., and was the daughter of Robert and Annabelle (Eldridge) Underwood. Roberta graduated from high school and then attended college. The former Roberta Underwood married Calvin Willis on March 27, 1952, and he preceded her in death on March 7, 1991. Roberta was employed at the Northern Michigan Veneer Company in Gladstone until her retirement and was very involved with the Senior Companion Program at Bishop Noa Home. She enjoyed traveling, making crafts, crocheting and sewing.