MORTON - Roberta F. Pike, 72, of Morton, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Apostolic Christian Restmor, Inc. in Morton.
Roberta was born October 12, 1945, in Peoria, to Frank and Charlotte (Andrews) Gilbertt. She married Jim Pike on April 26, 1966, in Bartonville, Ill.
Surviving are her husband, Jim of Morton; one daughter, Debbie Pike and her husband, Michael Gasiamis of Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Marsha (Dick) Rankin of Colo. and Judith Gilbertt of Calif.; and one grandson, Nolan James Gasiamis.
Roberta was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, James Michael Gasiamis.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Roberta was a well-known interior designer who had impeccable taste. She and her husband owned and operated the Gilbertt Furniture and Upholstery business in Peoria until the store closed in 2008. The family business which she joined when she was 21, was in operation for over 70 years.
She was a member of Pekin Country Club, where she enjoyed playing golf and mahjong with her friends. Roberta was a Mary Kay Cosmetic Consultant in the Peoria area for over 10 years.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A celebration of life gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., with sharing of memories at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 16, 2018, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The family would like to express their appreciation for the loving care Roberta was given by the staff at Apostolic Christian Restmor.
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