Donald Roberts Obituary

Donald F. Roberts
Donald F. Roberts

March 2, 1958 - October 1, 2019
Born in Detroit, Michigan
Resided in Des Plaines, Illinois


Des Plaines, Illinois - Donald Francis Roberts, 61, of Des Plaines, Il. passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Il.

Don was born on March 2, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan, He is the youngest son of the late Del and Corrie Roberts. He and his family moved in 1959 to the Kingsford/Iron Mountain, Michigan area and he was a 1976 graduate of Kingsford High School.

After high school he moved to the Chicago/Des Plaines area and attended DeVry Techinal Institute and earned a degree in electronics. He married Kathy Drake on May 22, 1982, at Saint Monica Catholic Church in Chicago.

Don enjoyed bowling, fishing, being in nature, studying the weather patterns and raising two Dobermen Pinchers named Sasha and Alex.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Del and Corrie Roberts and older brother Delber Roberts of Iron Mountain. He is survived by his sisters, Rebecca Duntz of West Chicago, IL , and Veronica Roberts of Iron Mountain and brother Richard Roberts of Florence, Wi. and many nieces and nephews. He will also be sadly missed by his good friend from high school John Powell and his wife Debbie and family who live in Chicago.

A celebration of life in loving memory of Don will be made at a later date and conveyed to friends and family. The family would like to thank the caring and compassionate staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Don's friends and neighbors, and our wonderful family in Chicago for their support and help during this difficult time.



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