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Wilbur "Lee" Roberts

March 27, 1943 — December 20, 2019

Gurnee, Illinois

Wilbur Lee Roberts, 76 of Gurnee, passed away at his home on Friday, December 20, 2019.

He was born on March 27, 1943 to the late Henry and Ruby (Enlow) Roberts in Zion, IL.  On March 16, 1968 he married Deanna DeSchryver in Millburn, IL.   Lee enjoyed pottery, gardening, traveling, and lounging in his pool, but his greatest love was his family.

Lee is survived by his wife Deanna, his daughters, Stacy (Paul) Ambrosini and Jennifer Richardson, and his grandchildren, Paige Richardson and Nicholas Ambrosini.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Harold “Butch” Roberts and his sister, Diane Holverson.

Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. on Friday, January 10, 2020 and again from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Warren Funeral Home and Cemetery located at 1475 N. Cemetery Rd. Gurnee, IL.   A Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lee’s name to the Illinois Special Olympics, Region B, 103 Schelter Rd. Suite 25, Lincolnshire, IL 60069.

Warren Funeral Home and Cemetery is assisting the family.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, January 10, 2020

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Warren Funeral Home, Cemetery & Mausoleum

1475 N Cemetery Rd, Gurnee, IL 60031

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Visitation

Saturday, January 11, 2020

10:30 - 11:30am (Central time)

Warren Funeral Home, Cemetery & Mausoleum

1475 N Cemetery Rd, Gurnee, IL 60031

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Memorial Service

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Starts at 11:30am (Central time)

Warren Funeral Home, Cemetery & Mausoleum

1475 N Cemetery Rd, Gurnee, IL 60031

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