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CREVE COEUR ~ Stuart Lance “Butch” Robertson, 76, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 2:51 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born May 3, 1940 in Peoria to Paul Douglas and Jeanette (Hoffer) Robertson, he married Judy Ann Stepanski on February 6, 1965 in Alpena, MI. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Paul (Linda) Robertson of Pekin and Todd (Angie) Robertson of Lake Camelot; four grandchildren, Andrew, Jake, Alana and Marissa; one great-granddaughter, Raine and one sister, Patricia (Robert) Myers of Hennepin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Patrick; one brother, John and one sister, Nancy Spencer.

Stuart was a former member of Air National Guard in Peoria for six years and Peoria Masons.

He had worked at Keystone Steel & Wire for 38 years, retiring in 2001.

A loving and devoted family man, Stuart enjoyed playing golf and cards, traveling to Michigan and watching the Illini, Cubs and Bears.

Stuart had attended Second Reformed Church in Peoria.

A gathering celebrating Stuart’s life will be May 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Avanti’s Dome in Pekin. Cremation has been accorded by Preston Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Burial will be at a later date at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 N.E. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61637.

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