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Roberta Baggs

March 4, 1947 — April 5, 2021

Roberta R. “Bobbie” Baggs, 74, of Sparland, died at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center on April 5, 2021. Born in Cherry, Illinois on March 4, 1947 to the late Kenneth and Cleona Chasteen, she married George Baggs on September 7, 1968 in Utica.

Bobbie loved to crochet and watch the birds on the feeders in her yard

Bobbie is survived by her son Howard (Mary) Baggs of Sparland; daughter Gena Jordan of East Peoria; brothers Edward (Diane) Chasteen of La Moille, Richard Hale of Chicago; Sister Mary Jean Matthews of Marseilles; 4 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her brother Robert Chasteen.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a graveside service will be held at the Sparland Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Lacon Sparland Rescue 52 and online condolences can be left at

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