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 Gladys Myrtle <I>Sempf</I> Robertson

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Gladys Myrtle Sempf Robertson

  • Birth 15 Aug 1899 Barrington, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 8 Oct 1985 Barrington, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Barrington, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 26573526

Gladys (Grandma) was a remarkable lady. Visiting her was the highlight of our trips back to Illinois when I was a child. Her home was a fun place to be: old pedal sewing machine, ice box (which took her years to replace with a newer refrigerator)and old photographs, we can't forget her "candy drawer" in the kitchen. My father was born in that house as well as his sister. Grandma was deathly afraid of thunderstorms, she would grab her purse and "money box" and go to the basement whenever it stormed. Grandma cared for her daughter, Joan, through her battle with cancer which sadly Joan did not win. Shortly after Joanne's death, Grandma was diagnosed with cancer. She always believed that we all would get cancer no matter how healthy we lived our lives, so her diagnosis came as no surprise to her. She fought her battle like a trooper, never complaining and always smiling. Rest in Peace Grandma.


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  • Created by: Julie
  • Added: 3 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26573526
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Myrtle Sempf Robertson (15 Aug 1899–8 Oct 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26573526, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Julie (contributor 46869499) .