Stanley Roberts

Alton |

Stanley "Butch" Roberts, 69, died at 4:40 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2010 at Saint Anthony's Health Center in Alton.

He was born October 16, 1940 in Alton to John and Charlotte (Ward) Roberts.

He worked for 38 years in the maintenance department for Laclede Steel. He served in U.S. Army from 1964-1965. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Godfrey where he was a leader in men's prayer group and known as the prayer warrior. He loved classic cars, traveling and camping.

On August 31, 1968 in Alton he married Dianne Nasello.

Besides his wife surviving are one son; Steven M. Roberts of Godfrey and his girlfriend; Theresa Mask of St. Louis. Three brothers; John Roberts (Juanita) of Wood River, Wes Roberts (Linda) of Cottage Hills and Davey Roberts (Beverly) of Godfrey. Three sisters; Fern Grills of Alton, Maxine Cherry (Don) of Jerseyville and Amy Reinhardt (John) of Troy, MO. Brother in law and sister in law; Larry Nasello of Albuquerque, N.M., Barbara Nasello of Alton and Mike Nasello (Janeen) of Elderado Hill, CA. Numerous nieces and nephews and many many friends. Two special children that he loved dearly: Alyson and Grant Haegele of Alton.

Besides his parents he is preceded in death by one brother; Allen "Sid" Roberts and one sister; Betty Owens.

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 23, 2010 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m at Gent Funeral Home with Reverend Tom Olney to officiate burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church.

Online guest book and additional information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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