William Robertson 26 Sept 1938
WilliamRobertsoli -•T\\ao at A tf £ f\$ JL/lCo al •'"•fcC "* u ^. Was 111 Two Years Funeral Services Tuesday Afternoon, Burial in Oakwood After an illness of two years, William Robertson, 34, died Saturday afternoon at 4:15 p. m. In St Joseph's Hospital where he Had been a patient the past week. Robertson was the son of Mr. and Mrs James Robertson of Powhattan street, and a grandson of the late Vfr. and Mrs. Robert Robertson, former residents of Pine street His death is-the ninth in the Robertson circle of relatives in seven years. Although his illness started more han 4**0 years ago, the case of the North end man was never diagnosed. He had been a patient In Madison County Sanitarium, for a hort while a year ago. Last June ie was a patient in Barnes Hos- lilal two weeks following a severe lege of his trouble which he'be- ieved had been asthma. Leaving he hospital in St. Louis relatives rought Robertson bock to Alton where he entered Alton Memor- al Hospital and remained six weeks After leaving Memorial hospital .obertson seemed much Improved. Ie got along well and was up and bout town every day until a week go last Friday when he suffered nother attack. He was taken to St. oseph's Hospital where his illness erminated late Saturday after- oon. William Robertson was born in Iton on July 9, 1904. He had work- d at the glass trade in the Alton actory when a young man and had pent his entire life here. He Is urvlved by a widow and three chil- ren, Mrs. Robertson being before er marriage <M|ss OW Langacker, austhter*' df^ygfcjhd-*' Mrs. J. H. ^angaeker, of Brown street. The drc.i are Anna May, Harriet Ivln and 'Joseph Robertson. Also uryiving are'-the parents, Mr. and irs. James Robertson, and thret- rothers, James) Harry and Robert obertson,; and two sisters, Mrs. ernice / Bogart, and • Miss June lobertson, all of Alton. Robertson was a member of the dam Street Methddist church and f the Junior Order of American Mechanics. . The funeral will be held Tuesday fternoon at 3:30 in Streeper fun- fal home. Services will be conduct- d by the Rev. B. H. Batson and urlal will be in Oakwood ceme- ery. The body may be viewed this vening at the funeral home.