Winterrowd Funeral Home
305 S Park St
Streator, IL 61364
(815) 672-2703

Cecil F. Robertson

1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Cecil F. Robertson Obituary
Cecil F. Robertson Cecil Freeman Robertson, age 90 of Minonk, and formerly of Streator, passed away Friday afternoon, March 21, 2014 at Heritage Health in Minonk. Visitation was held Monday, March 24, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Monday at 6:00PM at the funeral home, with cremation rites following services. Burial will be Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:00PM 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 until 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
Published in Morris Daily Herald on Mar. 25, 2014
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