Roger Gilbert

Roger C. Gilbert, 68, of Macomb, died at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 1997, at Heartland Health Care Center.

He was born Jan. 13, 1929, in Schuyler County, a son of Leon “Ty” and Flora Frakes Gilbert. He married Eleanor Walton in 1951.

Surviving are two sons, Rodney Gilbert and Paul Gilbert, both of Macomb; three daughters, Mrs. Tom (Dotti) Derry of Toluca, Cindy Dimmitt of Blandinsville and Mrs. Dee (Penni) Stracker of Vermont; two brothers, Joe Gilbert of Atlanta and Lou Gilbert of Macomb; one sister, Marilyn Saliares of Morton; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.

He worked at King Seeley Thermos for 30 years before retiring. he was a member of First Baptist Church of Macomb.

Cremation has been accorded, with graveside services being held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Oakwood Cemetery with Rev. Gerald Seabaugh officiating.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/14/1997

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