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Cecil F. Robertson

January 11, 1924 — March 21, 2014

Cecil Freeman Robertson, 90 of Minonk and formerly of Streator passed away Friday afternoon (Mar. 21st) at Heritage Health in Minonk.
Visitation will be held Monday from 4 – 6PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 6PM at the funeral home with cremation rites following services.  Burial will be Wednesday at 1PM at the Riverview Cemetery with Military honors conducted by members of the Streator American Legion and VFW.
Cecil was born on January 11, 1924 in Rock Falls to Hobart M. and Pearl M. (Adams) Robertson.
He married Marjorie Baker on October 20, 1951, she passed away Feb. 26, 1998.  He later married Beverly Robertson on September 25, 1999 she survives.
Also surviving are Jeanne (Laurel Waters) Robertson of Moraga, CA, Cecilia Johnson of Streator, Richard (Pam) Robertson of Washington, Vikki (Keith) Duckett of Hickory, NC, 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, brothers Roy (Bev) Robertson of Streator, Allan Robertson of Mattoon, sisters Lois Murray of Streator, Rose Coody of Toluca, Carol Gula of Streator, Sandra Hjerpe of Indiana and several nieces and nephews.
Cecil is preceded in death by his parents, 1st wife, daughter Sandy Ware, son Jack D. Robertson, brothers Bob, Gene and James, sisters Pauline, Dorothy and Darlene.
He served in the US Army in the South Pacific from 1942 til 1945 and was a member of the Streator VFW.  He retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co. in Joliet in 1985 and was a member of the Machinist Union.
Cecil was an avid motorcycle enthusiast , being outdoors and loved spending time with family, playing the harmonica and singing.
Memorials may be made to the Activities Center at Heritage Health in Minonk or to the Wounded Warrior Project in his name.
Winterrowd Funeral Home
305 S. Park St.
Streator, IL  61364
815-672-2703
www.winterrowdfh.com
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