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John W. Robertson

November 8, 1921 - December 12, 2008

SPRINGFIELD – John W. Robertson, 87, of Springfield died at 9:05 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Carlinville Rehabilitation Center.

He was born Nov. 8, 1921, in Springfield, the son of George Harold and Minnie Olive Peyton Robertson. He married Doris Denton and she preceded him in death on Jan. 30, 1979. He married Mary E. Sauls on Nov. 7, 1980, and she preceded him in death on March 2, 1989. Also preceding him in death was a daughter, Vikki Robertson; and a brother, Harold Robertson.

Mr. Robertson, a lifelong resident of Springfield, was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and a U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are three sons, John Bradley (wife, Blanche) Robertson of Dallas, Michael A. (wife, Deborah) Robertson of Springfield and Roger D. (wife, Yen) Robertson of Glenarm; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home. Services will be held there at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, with the Rev. Darrell Debowey officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

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