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Obituary for Edna D. Robertson
Edna Dolores Wicklund Robertson, 95, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at Putnam Ridge Nursing Home in Brewster, N.Y.
She was born Nov. 18, 1919 the youngest of eight children to proud parents Ida Marie Warner Wicklund and Emil Wicklund. She spent her younger years living in the Town of Wood River, a part of Alpha, WI. She was baptized and attended the Mission Covenant Church at Wood Lake, attended the Alpha grade school and eventually graduated from high school in Grantsburg, WI.
By 1940, she met and married Clarence Robertson of Frederic, WI, and moved to Kankakee, Ill., where they resided for four years. In 1941, their only daugher, Dolores Edna, was born. The fall of 1944 found the family moving north to Luck, WI which became their permanent home. Edna was asked to work at the Duncan Yo-Yo Factory where she spent eight years working in a variety of positions. She left there to work for the next 23 years at Alcan Manufacturing Co. in Centuria, WI in the office. Besides working full time, she taught Sunday school for many years and served as vice president of the Women's Group. In 2004, she moved to Brewster, N.Y., to live with her daughter.
She was preceded in death by both parents; five brothers; two sisters; her husband, Clarence; and grandson, Dean Lockshiss.
Funeral services were held at Luck Lutheran Church on Friday, January 16. Edna was laid to rest next to her husband, Clarence at Luck Village Cemetery following the service.
An online guestbook is available at www.rowefh.com . Arrangements were entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home of Luck, 715-472-2444.