Michael D. Roberts Sr. - 5611/18/1958 - 5/1/2015
Michael D. Roberts Sr. age 56 of Oquawka, Illinois, passed away at 1:15 A.M. Friday, May 1, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. He was born November 18, 1958, in Macomb, Illinois to Richard Elmer and Erma Jean Gittings Roberts.
Surviving to mourn his passing are his Mother: Erma Jean Gittings, Oquawka, Illinois, 1 Son: Michael Roberts Jr., Macomb, 1 Daughter: C.J. Gordon, Macomb, 5 Granddaughters: Haddie Roberts, Rilya Kirby Roberts, Era Kirby Roberts, Mika Gordon, Nevaeh Gordon, 1 Brother: Richard Roberts, Hamilton, Illinois, and 1 Sister: Kathryn Curry, West Point, Illinois.
Michael was preceded in death by his Father, Grandparents, and Step Grandfather: Larry Gittings.
He was a self employed truck driver, and served his country in the United States Army.
Graveside services will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at GoodHope Cemetery, Good Hope, Illinois, with Rev. Randy Whitmire. Visitation with the family will be 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Jones Mortuary, Colchester. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 10:00 A.M. Tuesday. Memorial is to the family of Michael. Condolences may be expressed to the family at Jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Anita J. VanFleet - 757/21/1939 - 4/17/2015
Anita J. Van Fleet age 75 of Colchester, passed away at 9:08 P.M. Friday, April 17, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria. She was born July 21, 1939, at Colchester to Louise Thompson. On October 15, 1958, she was united in marriage to Dannie VanFleet, he survives of Colchester.
Surviving to mourn her passing are Step Father: Dick Hacket, Henderson, Nevada, Husband: Dannie of Colchester, 1 Son: Pat and Verena VanFleet, St. Paul Minnesota, 1 Daughter: Jackie and Mike Dolphin, West Des Moines, Iowa, 5 Grandchildren: Sam, Matt, Rachel VanFleet, Charlie and Cate Dolphin, 1 Step Brother; Mike and Adela Hackett, and 1 Half Sister; Pat.
Anita was preceded in death by her Mother: Louise, 1 Grandson: Andy VanFleet.
Anita had owned and operated a beauty shop for 12 years in Farmington, Illinois, she had also been the City of Farmington, City Clerk.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Mark Smith. Burial will take place at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Colchester following the services. Visitation with the family will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the funeral home. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 8:00 A.M. Wednesday. Memorial is to the Colchester Rescue Squad. Condolences may be expressed to the family at Jonesmortuaryfh.com.
Albert Lee Mustain - 673/26/1948 - 4/11/2015
Albert Lee Mustain passed away on April 11, 2015, at his home in Pekin, Illinois. He was born on March 26, 1948 to Damon and Lala Martin Mustain in Macomb, Illinois. They preceded him in death as did his infant brother: Glen Edward Mustain.
Albert Married Peggy welch Mustain on October 4, 1969. 6 Children followed: Clint and (Stacie) Mustain of Mackinaw, Illinois, Kyle and (Kristy) Mustain of Peoria, Illinois, Krista Mustain of Colchester, Illinois, Curtis Mustain, Lincoln, Illinois, Collin Mustain, Lincoln, Illinois, Corey Mustain , Lincoln, Illinois, his Grandchildren: Jackson, Erich, Caden, Kyleigh, Cooper, Roman and Katherine, his Sister: Emma Day of Denver, Illinois, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Albert was a member of I.B.E.W. Local #34 for 40 years. He was also a member of the Colchester First Christian Church, the Colchester Masonic Lodge, The National Rifle Association and the Pekin Eagles Club. Albert also served part time as a police officer for 3 years in Colchester.
Memorial service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Colchester First Christian Church, with Rev. Clint Mustain. Visitation with the family will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester. Friends may call at the funeral home after 10:00 A.M. Thursday. Private Entombment of the Cremains will be held at Blandinsville Mausoleum at a later date. Memorial is to Alberts Grandchildren's Education Fund. Condolences may be expressed to the family at Jonesmortuaryfh.com.
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