Archive for Wednesday, May 17, 2000

Gertrude M. Robertson

May 17, 2000

Services for Gertrude M. Robertson, 77, Baldwin City, were Saturday at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Burial followed in the Vinland Cemetery.

Ms. Robertson died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, at the Baldwin Care Center.

She was born Aug. 19, 1922, in Matheson, Colo., the daughter of Ralph and Beulah (Carpenter) Robertson. She graduated from Vinland High School in 1941, and had lived in Lawrence.

Ms. Robertson attended beauty school in Topeka and worked in hair salons in Lawrence, where she opened Hillside Beauty Shop.

Survivors include five sisters, Jane Roller, Baldwin City, Dorothy Smith, Lenexa, Leola Honstead, Madison, Wis., Louise Cochran, Adrian, Mich., and Cleta Campbell, Richmond; two brothers, Forrest "Frosty" Robertson, Manhattan, and John Robertson, Baldwin City.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters Lucille McMillen, Grace Boyer, and Alta Detweiler, and one brother Dale Robertson.

The family suggests memorials to the Vinland Cemetery Assn., sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City 66006.

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