March 30, 2020

Shirley Joann Stroh Robertson

May 14, 1937-March 26, 2020

Shirley Joann Stroh Robertson, 82 died March 26,2020 in the care of Tabitha Hospice. Shirley was born in Haig, NE at home to John and Elizabeth (Schaneman) Stroh. She was the second youngest of 7 children. She graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1955 and worked at the Telephone Company.

She married Richard E. Robertson on November 10, 1957 they divorced in 1984. She was a homemaker most of her life and raised three children. She was a waitress at Bishop’s Restaurant, worked as a nanny, and was a Senior Companion for 10 years.

Shirley and Dick established the Eagle’s Club in Norfolk in the 1970’s and Shirley served as President and Past President of the Auxiliary. She also had a cooking club for her daughter and friends during the same time period. Shirley was a kind and generous soul, especially with her family, even when she didn’t have much to share. She had a wonderful smile, loved attending family events, music, sports and the Huskers!

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Pam & Steve Drda, R. Michael & Sharon Robertson, and Jeff & Beth Robertson; six grandchildren, Mick Drda and partner Jasmine Sheetz, Bree Drda, Jennifer Robertson, Donny Robertson, Brittany & Phaniso Shaba, Devin Robertson; great-grandchild Nathaniel Shaba; two sisters, Violet Rein of Scottsbluff, Jackie Merrigan of Paul, ID, one brother John (Vicki) Stroh of Woodsboro, MD, one brother-in-law Gary Hahn of Scottsbluff, one sister-in-law Norma Stroh of Sydney and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters Betty Heilbrun and Jeri Hahn, one brother Roy Stroh, three brothers-in-law and one nephew.

Memorials to in lieu of flowers.

A celebration of life will be held July 11, 2020 at 11 am at Wyuka Funeral Home. Condolences may be left @ Internment will be Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff, NE at a later date.



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