2013 – Present

Obituaries » Roberta K. Symonds

Roberta K. Symonds

July 3, 1920 - February 7, 2017

Service Date: February 10, 2017

Roberta K. Symonds, nee Kuehn, 96, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, July 3, 1920, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at her residence.

Roberta was the Owner/Operator of Symonds Dutch Hollow Village. She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Belleville IL.  She was also a member of the Wednesday Club; IMHA Past Secretary of the Local Chapter; the Seafarers Mariner Group at Church and the “Y” Club (YMCA East St. Louis, IL).

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: William “Bill” Symonds
  • Parents: Eugene H. and Estelle Y., nee Cotten, Kuehn
  • Grandsons
    • Kevin Meyer
    • Infant Stephen Stiehl
  • Son-in-Law: Les Meyer
  • Sister and Brother-In-Law: Marthagene and Harold Cross
  • Uncle: Earl Jackson

Surviving are her:

  • Daughters
    • Carolyn (William “Tip”) Tippett of Fairview Heights, IL
    • Sheron Meyer of Belleville, IL
  • 10 Grandchildren
    • William C. (Kim) Tippett
    • Patricia Tippett
    • Amy (Todd) Seelman
    • Dawn (Michael) Barton
    • Gregory Stiehl
    • Brad (Glaucia) Meyer
    • Keith Meyer
    • Jeffery Meyer
    • Craig (Dawn) Meyer
    • Melissa Childress
  • 15 Great Grandchildren
    • Jennifer Barton
    • Dean Barton
    • Jessica Tippett
    • Kiley Tippett
    • William S. Tippett II
    • Philip Stiehl
    • Zachary Stiehl
    • Jack Seelman
    • Sally Seelman
    • Natalie Meyer
    • Ethan Meyer
    • Tyler Meyer
    • Hanna Meyer
    • Justin Meyer
    • Emily Meyer
  • Aunt: Carolyn Jackson of Belleville, IL

Memorials: Memorials may be made to First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL, Shriners Hospital for Children, or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Funeral:  Private services were held Friday, February 10, 2017 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Pastor Rob Dyer officiating.  Interment was at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.