BARBER, Alverta nee ROBERTSON "Bootie" d:6-20-1990 Valley View Hosp., Colorado (Cremated: 7-6-1990) bur: 6-22-1990 Block 3, Lot 41, Grave 8. OBIT: Alverta R. "Bootie" Barber, 57, of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, died Wednesday, June 20, 1990 at the Valley View Hospital. She was born on May 4, 1933 in Osseo to parents Ray and Cecelia Robertson. She graduated from Osseo High School and married Ed Barber Jr. for many years she worked with her husband in their business, Barber Electric and Plumbing Company in Osseo. Later she owned and operated a dry cleaning business and worked at the Alan House Motel, both in Osseo. In 1982 Bootie moved to Glenwood Springs to enjoy the mountains. She was employed at the Hot Springs Lodge until poor health forced her to retire in 1989. Bootie enjoyed antiques, buffaloes, raising cacti and a good adventure. She also was an avid reader. She will be remembered for her courageous spirit and sense of humor. Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia Barber and son-in-law, Jerry Kragness of Billings, Montana; mother, Cecelia Robertson of Hammond, Indiana; two sisters, Elaine Chenore and Joanne Sowula both of Indiana; and her former husband, Ed Barber Jr. of Osseo. A memorial service was held June 22 at the Farnum-Holt Chapel at 10 a.m. with Reverend James Cavender officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy for Dermatomyositis Research. Farnum-Holt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.