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Verna Robertson, 81

Verna Jean Robertson, 81, of Cokato, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at Cokato Manor surrounded by her family.

She was born Aug. 20, 1929, in Detroit Lakes, MN, the daughter of Edwin and Dora Becker.

Verna was baptized and confirmed by Pastor Ervin Berwald at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Buffalo.

She was joined in holy matrimony to Wes Robertson in Boise, ID, July 23, 1951.

Verna was a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and taught home economics at Maple Lake High School. She was also an employee of the Nortronics Company in Golden Valley for 13 years as a quality control inspector.

She is survived by her husband, Wes; a son, Dale (Pat) of Buffalo; granddaughters Rita (Eric) Zitzloff, Kimberly (Andrew) Gutridge of New Ulm; and two great-grandchildren, Kiran and Tristan of Buffalo.

Verna was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Dora Becker.

A funeral service took place Thursday, Dec. 27 at 11 a.m. at the Stockholm Lutheran Church in rural Cokato. The interment will be at Stockholm Lutheran Cemetery in the spring.