Michael Dean Robertson

Michael Dean Robertson, age 56 of Granite City, IL, born June 1, 1962 in Granite City, IL, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Michael played college baseball for Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He then went on and played 5 years in the St. Louis Cardinals organization for the Arkansas Travelers and in 1989 they won the Texas league championship. Michael was a surveyor for several local engineering firms in the area. He was a member of the Nameoki United Methodist Church in Granite City, IL.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sheila Diane Robertson; maternal grandparents, Ray and Marion Willaredt; and his paternal grandparents, Dudley and Alene Robertson.

He is survived by his children: Kyle Robertson of St. Louis, MO and Halley Robertson of Granite City, IL; parents: Edward Robertson of Highland, IL and Myra (Terry) nee Willaredt Cook of Granite City, IL; two brothers: Ed (Brenda) Robertson, Denver, CO and Raymond “Jay” (Erica) Robertson of Highland, IL; the mother of Kyle and Halley, Karen Robertson; his canine companion, Max; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 2pm on Friday, June 22, 2018 at St. John Cemetery in Collinsville, IL with his uncle, John Robertson, officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Nameoki United Methodist Church, 1900 Pontoon Road, Granite City, IL 62040.

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