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Jennie Elvessie “Vessie” Meyers Robertson

Birth
Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa, USA
Death 25 Jun 1994 (aged 87)
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 175488575 · View Source
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Jennie Elvessie “Vessie” Robertson, 87, of rural Douds, formerly of Morning Sun, died at 6 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 1994, at Parkview Care Center in Fairfield.

Born October 2, 1906, in Wapello, she was a daughter of James T. and Mary Catherine Wilson Meyers. On December 25, 1933, she married James R. Robertson. He died in 1985.

Mrs. Robertson attended rural schools in the Long Creek area of Louisa County and was a 1927 graduate of Wapello High School. She and her husband farmed in the Louisa and Muscatine counties until retiring to Morning Sun in the middle 1970s. She drove a school bus and was a cook at Morning Sun High School. She also work several years in the Louisa County Home Health Care Program.

She had lived with her son Milton near Douds from 1987 until entering the Care Center in 1992.

She was a member of the Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church. She was a past member of the Louisa County Farm Bureau and a past president of its women's division.

Survivors include one son, Milton Robertson of Douds; one daughter, Janet Caudle of San Jose, California; and six grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters.

Friends may call after noon Friday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Douds, where the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m.

The funeral for Mrs. Robertson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church south of Morning Sun with the Rev. Robert Schmidtberger officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Sharon Reformed Presbyterian Church or Parkview Care Center and may be left at the funeral home.

The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Monday, June 27, 1994


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  • Created by: Dale Schmidt
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175488575
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jennie Elvessie “Vessie” Meyers Robertson (2 Oct 1906–25 Jun 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175488575, citing Sharon Cemetery, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dale Schmidt (contributor 49015853) .