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NEWSPAPER UNKNOWN, 19 January 1956
John Smith Robertson, 65, died this morning at 12:20 at his home, 1215 W. Main, Neodesha, after an illness of five years. Death was attributed to heart trouble with complications.

He was born June 18, 1890, near Thayer, the son of John and Rose Ellen Williams Robertson. He married Eva L. Barham, April 25, 1917, at Chanute. He lived all his life in Kansas, moving to Neodesha March 1, 1942. His wife died Dec. 13, 1933.

On August 17, 1936, he married Loma Close at Fredonia, and she survives. Other survivors are two daughters, Mrs. P. E. Price and Mrs. Lois Sells, both of Claremore, Okla.; three grandchildren; a sister, Effie Robertson, Mound Valley, and a brother, Ralph Robertson, of Thayer. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Arthur Robertson.

Robertson was employed as stationary engineer for Consolidated Gas and Utilities Co., retiring Nov 25, 1950, because of ill health. He was a member of the Masonic lodge at Chanute, and their ritualistic work will be conducted at the graveside in Thayer cemetery. The funeral service will be Friday at 2 p.m. in Loran Fawcett Funeral Home with the Rev. John Stewart, of Neodesha Christian church, officiating.
Transcribed and Contributed by Susie Meyer

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