Arthur A. Roberts III, age 74, of Wonder Lake, died Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
He was born September 25, 1937 in Chicago to Arthur A. Jr. and Rosalind (Gersch) Roberts. On October 6, 1990 he married Laurel B. Bauer in Woodstock.
Formerly of Crystal Lake, Art had been a Wonder Lake resident for the past eleven years. He was employed as a carpenter for over forty years. Art was a people person, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He also enjoyed the companionship of his four dogs.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Korea. He was a member of the American Legion Post 1170 of Round Lake.
Survivors include his wife Laurel of twenty-one years; five children, Nicole Roberts, Christina Diamond, Kim (Sam) Melton, Lance Laureys, Leon (Jill) Laureys; four grandchildren; a sister, Ann Marie Roberts; and a brother, John (Laurie) Roberts.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy; his parents; and a brother, Walter.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 W. North Rosedale Court, Round Lake, Il 60073.
The funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, at the funeral home.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to the family or to COPD Foundation (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), 2937 SW 27th Avenue, Suite 302, Miami, FL 33133.
For more information call the funeral home at 815-728-0233 or you can send the family an online condolence at. www.justenfh.com