|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 2, 2010|
PEKIN - Lois E. Gehrig Roberts, 86, of 1523 S. Seventh St. passed away at 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at Progress West Hospital in O'Fallon, Mo.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory, where visitation will be one hour before. Cremation has been accorded
PEKIN, IL - Lois E. Roberts, 86, of 1523 South 7th Street, passed away at 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Progress West Hospital in O'Fallon, MO.
Born January 31, 1924 in Pekin to Oscar and Mary (Sehnert) Gehrig, she married Elmer Roberts on July 21, 1946 in Pekin. He preceded her in death on October 6, 2002.
Surviving are two daughters, Cynthia A. Roberts of Pekin, Barbara (Donald) Oleski of La Quinta, CA; one son, Brent (Jan) Roberts of St. Peters, MO; three granddaughters, Melanie (Jeff) Roberts-Todd of O'Fallon, MO, Meghan Roberts and Morgan Roberts, both of St. Peters, MO; twin great-granddaughters, Lilly and Hadleigh; and one sister, Sandy Still of Santa Cruz, CA.
A homemaker, Lois loved gardening, flower arranging, bird watching and dogs.
Lois was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Pekin and The Pekin Garden Club.
Her memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2010 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Father Brian T. Kellington and Deacon Laurie R. Kellington will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service Saturday. Cremation rites have been accorded.
Because of Lois love for dogs, memorial contributions may be given to TAPS, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL 61554.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
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