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Robert 'Bob' D. Robertson

Robert "Bob" D. Robertson

Nov 8, 1937 - May 31, 2011
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Robert (Bob) D. Robertson, a long-time Lander resident passed away on May 31st, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on November 8th, 1937 to William and Ann (Kolman) Robertson Jr in Lander.

A Rosary will be 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lander. A Mass will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Church with military honors. Cremation will follow the service and burial at Mount Hope Cemetery will take place at a later date.

Bob married Nancy Phillips on August 12th, 1961 and they had one daughter and four sons. He served our country during the Cuban Crisis as a Staff Sergeant of the National Guard. After this service he worked for the Department of the Interior as a Range Conservationist until retirement.

An active member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Bob played music with the choir and was a 4th degree Knights of Columbus. He loved boating, camping, hunting spending time with his family and many friends. He also loved riding his bike and going for walks.

Bob and Nancy have spent their retirement years volunteering at St. Judes Children’s Ranch in Boulder NV. And St. Bonaventure Mission in Thoreau, New Mexico.

He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Nancy, Daughter Ann Marie and husband, Wade Mitchell; sons, D.J. and wife Vickie of Douglas, John and wife, Loraine of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Wayne and wife Jill of Lander. They have six grandchildren, Ian, Alex, Caitlin, Ava, Lara and Sophie. His brother, Allan Robertson (Betty) and sisters, Mary Anne Gallinger (Earl) and Charlotte Sue Gray (Alan) also survive Bob. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

His parents, Bill and Ann Robertson and his son, Dale Robertson, preceded him in death.