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Lena Rosemary Robertson

10/28/1931 - 08/19/2021

Obituary for Lena Rosemary Robertson

Funeral services for Lena Robertson, 89, of Perry, IA, will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Murdock Funeral Home. Burial will be in Violet Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Lena passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Mercy One Medical Center in Des Moines, IA.
Lena Rosemary Neubauer was born October 28, 1931 in Donna, Texas, the daughter of Milo and Mary (Turner) Neubauer. While growing up her family moved to Waterloo, IA where she attended schools. She graduated from Waterloo West High School with the class of 1949.
Lena married George Wait in March of 1951 and later after George’s death she married William Robertson in February of 1984. Lena moved to Perry in 1972 and lived here for nearly forty-seven years until she moved to Pine Acres Care Center in West Des Moines, IA.
Lena was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Perry. She also was a member of the Perry Women of the Moose while it was still active in Perry.
Left to cherish Lena’s memory are her two daughters, Christie (Dale) Brownell of Bellevue, NE, Diane (Joe) Munoz of Windsor Heights, IA, one son, Brian (Leann) Wait of Slater, IA and step children, Karen (Dennis) King of Loudon, TN, Cheryl Robertson of Winter Springs, Fl, Paula (Jeff) South of Perry, IA, Scott (Sandy) Robertson of Trevor, WI, twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Preceding Lena in death were her parents, husband George in May of 1980, husband William in October of 2018, one sister Maxine Welcher, one brother Robert Neubauer, one granddaughter and one grandson.
Memorials in Lena’s name and condolences to the family may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home.

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Sending my deepest sympathy to the family of Lena. She was a special lady. I am Karen Robertson Kings' mother-in-law. Always enjoyed visiting with her when she & Bill were in the Masonic Home.
- Reve G Patton

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