Plains Edition Obituaries for 2-19-11 | TheFencePost.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Plains Edition Obituaries for 2-19-11

Dorothy Marie Robertson, 93, of North Platte died Feb. 11, 2011, at Centennial Park Retirement Village.

She was born Aug. 12, 1917, the oldest of five children, to Edward and Kathryn (Schwabe) Pelster at Petersburg. At an early age, she moved to Elsie with her parents and attended country school in rural Perkins County.

On Sept. 7, 1937, she was united in marriage to Woodrow Robertson at Elsie.

They lived and farmed on the family farm near Elsie until retirement in 1980, when they moved to North Platte. They celebrated 60 years of marriage before Woodrow’s death in 1997.

She was a member of the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Elsie and the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in North Platte. She was a volunteer for the Senior Volunteer Program of North Platte and Meals on Wheels for many years.

Her grandchildren were her joy. She was a farm wife, homemaker, seamstress, and quilter and enjoyed her garden.

Survivors include a son, Bill (Marian) Robertson of Elsie; a daughter, Donna (Phil) Harr of McCook; grandchildren, Brent (Amy) Robertson, Darin (Katie) Robertson, Greg Robertson, all of Elsie, Katie (Amos) Joseph and Brad (Julie) Robertson, all of Lincoln, James Harr of Omaha, Renae Robertson of Santa Maria, Calif., and Kristen (Jonathan) Lancton of Houston, Texas; five great grandchildren; and a brother, Leonard (Chris) Pelster of North Platte.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son, Francis; a granddaughter, Maria Harr; a sister, Marie Sexton and brothers, Robert and Claytus Pelster.

Dorothy Marie Robertson, 93, of North Platte died Feb. 11, 2011, at Centennial Park Retirement Village.

She was born Aug. 12, 1917, the oldest of five children, to Edward and Kathryn (Schwabe) Pelster at Petersburg. At an early age, she moved to Elsie with her parents and attended country school in rural Perkins County.

On Sept. 7, 1937, she was united in marriage to Woodrow Robertson at Elsie.

They lived and farmed on the family farm near Elsie until retirement in 1980, when they moved to North Platte. They celebrated 60 years of marriage before Woodrow’s death in 1997.

She was a member of the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Elsie and the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in North Platte. She was a volunteer for the Senior Volunteer Program of North Platte and Meals on Wheels for many years.

Her grandchildren were her joy. She was a farm wife, homemaker, seamstress, and quilter and enjoyed her garden.

Survivors include a son, Bill (Marian) Robertson of Elsie; a daughter, Donna (Phil) Harr of McCook; grandchildren, Brent (Amy) Robertson, Darin (Katie) Robertson, Greg Robertson, all of Elsie, Katie (Amos) Joseph and Brad (Julie) Robertson, all of Lincoln, James Harr of Omaha, Renae Robertson of Santa Maria, Calif., and Kristen (Jonathan) Lancton of Houston, Texas; five great grandchildren; and a brother, Leonard (Chris) Pelster of North Platte.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son, Francis; a granddaughter, Maria Harr; a sister, Marie Sexton and brothers, Robert and Claytus Pelster.

Dorothy Marie Robertson, 93, of North Platte died Feb. 11, 2011, at Centennial Park Retirement Village.

She was born Aug. 12, 1917, the oldest of five children, to Edward and Kathryn (Schwabe) Pelster at Petersburg. At an early age, she moved to Elsie with her parents and attended country school in rural Perkins County.

On Sept. 7, 1937, she was united in marriage to Woodrow Robertson at Elsie.

They lived and farmed on the family farm near Elsie until retirement in 1980, when they moved to North Platte. They celebrated 60 years of marriage before Woodrow’s death in 1997.

She was a member of the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Elsie and the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in North Platte. She was a volunteer for the Senior Volunteer Program of North Platte and Meals on Wheels for many years.

Her grandchildren were her joy. She was a farm wife, homemaker, seamstress, and quilter and enjoyed her garden.

Survivors include a son, Bill (Marian) Robertson of Elsie; a daughter, Donna (Phil) Harr of McCook; grandchildren, Brent (Amy) Robertson, Darin (Katie) Robertson, Greg Robertson, all of Elsie, Katie (Amos) Joseph and Brad (Julie) Robertson, all of Lincoln, James Harr of Omaha, Renae Robertson of Santa Maria, Calif., and Kristen (Jonathan) Lancton of Houston, Texas; five great grandchildren; and a brother, Leonard (Chris) Pelster of North Platte.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son, Francis; a granddaughter, Maria Harr; a sister, Marie Sexton and brothers, Robert and Claytus Pelster.

Dorothy Marie Robertson, 93, of North Platte died Feb. 11, 2011, at Centennial Park Retirement Village.

She was born Aug. 12, 1917, the oldest of five children, to Edward and Kathryn (Schwabe) Pelster at Petersburg. At an early age, she moved to Elsie with her parents and attended country school in rural Perkins County.

On Sept. 7, 1937, she was united in marriage to Woodrow Robertson at Elsie.

They lived and farmed on the family farm near Elsie until retirement in 1980, when they moved to North Platte. They celebrated 60 years of marriage before Woodrow’s death in 1997.

She was a member of the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Elsie and the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in North Platte. She was a volunteer for the Senior Volunteer Program of North Platte and Meals on Wheels for many years.

Her grandchildren were her joy. She was a farm wife, homemaker, seamstress, and quilter and enjoyed her garden.

Survivors include a son, Bill (Marian) Robertson of Elsie; a daughter, Donna (Phil) Harr of McCook; grandchildren, Brent (Amy) Robertson, Darin (Katie) Robertson, Greg Robertson, all of Elsie, Katie (Amos) Joseph and Brad (Julie) Robertson, all of Lincoln, James Harr of Omaha, Renae Robertson of Santa Maria, Calif., and Kristen (Jonathan) Lancton of Houston, Texas; five great grandchildren; and a brother, Leonard (Chris) Pelster of North Platte.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son, Francis; a granddaughter, Maria Harr; a sister, Marie Sexton and brothers, Robert and Claytus Pelster.

Dorothy Marie Robertson, 93, of North Platte died Feb. 11, 2011, at Centennial Park Retirement Village.

She was born Aug. 12, 1917, the oldest of five children, to Edward and Kathryn (Schwabe) Pelster at Petersburg. At an early age, she moved to Elsie with her parents and attended country school in rural Perkins County.

On Sept. 7, 1937, she was united in marriage to Woodrow Robertson at Elsie.

They lived and farmed on the family farm near Elsie until retirement in 1980, when they moved to North Platte. They celebrated 60 years of marriage before Woodrow’s death in 1997.

She was a member of the Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church in Elsie and the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in North Platte. She was a volunteer for the Senior Volunteer Program of North Platte and Meals on Wheels for many years.

Her grandchildren were her joy. She was a farm wife, homemaker, seamstress, and quilter and enjoyed her garden.

Survivors include a son, Bill (Marian) Robertson of Elsie; a daughter, Donna (Phil) Harr of McCook; grandchildren, Brent (Amy) Robertson, Darin (Katie) Robertson, Greg Robertson, all of Elsie, Katie (Amos) Joseph and Brad (Julie) Robertson, all of Lincoln, James Harr of Omaha, Renae Robertson of Santa Maria, Calif., and Kristen (Jonathan) Lancton of Houston, Texas; five great grandchildren; and a brother, Leonard (Chris) Pelster of North Platte.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant son, Francis; a granddaughter, Maria Harr; a sister, Marie Sexton and brothers, Robert and Claytus Pelster.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User