The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 2, 2013

William "Bill" Lee Roberts


— William "Bill"

Lee Roberts



    William "Bill" Lee Roberts, 88, born July 10, 1925 in Judson Township, MN, was released into the Light on October 28, 2013 in Tucson, AZ.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, his soul mate, Ann; daughters, Rebecca (Martin Cielens) Llewellyn, Suzanne (Tony) Basurto; sons, David (Janie) Roberts, Ned (Judi) Roberts, James (Jill Fanning) Roberts; niece, Kathleen (Jim) Knight; 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  Bill was a social worker and educator who dedicated his life to helping others.  He was extraordinarily loving and devoted to his wife.  He enjoyed music and loved singing while Ann accompanied him on piano.  He was a gentle and warmhearted soul, beloved by many.  A Celebration of his Life will be held Saturday, November 23, 2013, 4:00 p.m., at St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church.