Donald Roberts, 88

Donald Roberts of Cedarburg passed away peacefully at Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg on July 16, 2012, at the age of 88.

Donald was born in Escanaba, Mich., on July 3, 1924, to Theodore and Martha (nee Barth) Roberts, who both preceded him in death. He married Marion (nee Schulteis) on Aug. 14, 1948, at Emmaus Lutheran Church in Milwaukee.

Don was a Navy vet and a longtime member of the American Legion Peter Wollner Post 288 in Cedarburg and also was a longtime member of First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

He is survived by his wife, Marion of Cedarburg; sons, Mark of Cedarburg, Scott of Phoenix and Dean of Cedarburg; grandchildren, Rebecca (Jonathan) Haasch of New Berlin, Amanda (Ale) Roberts- Esposito of Luxemburg, Wis., and Nicholas Roberts of Random Lake; great-grandson, Elliot Esposito of Luxemburg, Wis.; sister, Mae Pedersen of Kenosha; and brother, Kenneth (June) Roberts of Oak Creek. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 26, at noon at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd., Cedarburg. The family will receive friends at the church Thursday, July 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Memorials of your choice are appreciated.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the second floor staff at Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg and Heartland Hospice for their special care.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.