Marian Roberts

MAPLETON - Marian Ruth Roberts, 91, of Mapleton passed away at 9:58 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Pekin Hospital.

She was born July 4, 1922, in Fulton County to John M. and Maggie L. (Fengel) Putman. She married Howard S. Roberts in Fairview on Sept. 8, 1940. He preceded her in death on July 2, 2005.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.

Surviving are four sons, Charles (Shirley) of Lake Camelot, Richard (Sherry) of Lake Camelot, Kenneth (Karen) of Toulon and Harold (Debra) of Mapleton; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

Marian was a member of the Glasford United Methodist Church in Glasford.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin, with the Rev. Walter Wilkins officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton.

Memorials may be made to Glasford United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

301 Broadway Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 346-2115

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Dec. 18, 2013