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Deloris Jean (Orth) Robertson

March 19, 1935 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Doloris "Dee" J. Robertson, 85, of Mediapolis, died at 12:25 AM Saturday, October 31, 2020, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.

Born March 19, 1935, in Burlington, IA, she was the daughter of Raymond and Leonida Brueck Orth. On October 1, 1966, she married Harold H. Robertson in Burlington. He later passed on May 13, 1999.

Dee was a homemaker and in her early years she was employed at Burlington Bank and Trust.

She was a 1953 graduate of Burlington Catholic High School.

She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. She was a farmer's wife, spending her time maintaining the household, tending to the garden, and canning whatever she could. She had a group of friends, dubbed "The Classmates Club" that went out to eat once a month. Some of the friends go all the way back to kindergarten, and this was their way of staying in touch. 

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Robertson of Mediapolis, IA, and Janice (John) Schuldt of Burlington; two grandchildren, Hannah and Jaden Schuldt, two sisters, Joan Beckman and Lois Orth of  both of Burlington; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, one as an infant and one sister.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 5, 2020 with the family to receive friends following a 12:00 PM Rosary Service until 2:00 PM at Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

The Memorial Mass of the Resurrection for Mrs. Robertson will be 2:00 PM Thursday, November 5, 2020 at, Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with Very Rev. Fr. Marty Goetz as the Celebrant. Burial will be in Kossuth Cemetery at a later date.

In Lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Special Needs Foundation and Divine Mercy Parish-SS. John and Paul Catholic Church.

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Services

Memorial Visitation
Thursday
November 5, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
700 Division St.
Burlington, IA 52601

Rosary
Thursday
November 5, 2020

12:00 PM
Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
700 Division St.
Burlington, IA 52601

Memorial Mass of the Resurrection
Thursday
November 5, 2020

2:00 PM
Divine Mercy Parish-St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
700 Division St.
Burlington, IA 52601

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