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Margaret Roberts

March 1, 1945 — April 24, 2017

El Paso-Margaret Elvira Roberts, 72, of El Paso passed away at 2:07 am on Monday, April 24, 2017 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.

She was born on March 1, 1945 in Letts, IA a daughter of Fred and Margaret Flake Uthe. She married Frank H. Roberts on July 12, 1969 in West Liberty, IA. He passed away on May 15, 2015.

Surviving are her children, Mary (Joel) Carter of Kernersville, NC; Everett (Janice) Roberts of El Paso, IL; Tom (Tricia) Roberts of Parkville, MD; Jack (Barb) Roberts of Walkertown, NC; Carrie (Michael) Thompson of El Paso, IL; Robert (Sally) Roberts of El Paso, IL; sixteen grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Margaret was a homemaker. She later worked at Nestle Beich in Bloomington retiring on July 29, 2007. She then returned to her love of being a homemaker and loving housewife.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Rev. Dr. Tim Smith will officiate. Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening from 5-7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be sent to


APR 26. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

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APR 27. 1:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

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