Sons of Union Veterans of The Civil War

Office of the Commander-in-Chief

Donald D. Palmer Jr., Commander-in-Chief

147 Lucerne Place

Ballwin, MO 63011


General Order #13

SERIES 2011-2012

7 January 2012


  1. It is with deep regret that I report the passing of Past National President Isabelle Roberts. Sister Roberts passed away on 05 January 2012 at the age of 87. She was a member of Auxiliary #49, Department of New York. She also served as ASUVCW National President in 1985-1986.

  2. Sister Roberts was also the wife of the late Donald Roberts, who served as SUVCW Commander-in-Chief in 1985-1986. Together, they presided over their respective Orders’ National Encampments at Lexington, KY in August 1986.

  3. I am requesting that all membership badges, Camp and Department charters and the National website be draped in black until 07 February 2012 in remembrance of Sister Roberts.


Ordered this 7th Day of January, 2012.

Donald D. Palmer Jr.
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War


Eugene Mortorff
National Order, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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