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Obituary: Eugene Field Robertson

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Eugene Field Robertson, age 79, passed away January 16, 20002, in Oregon City, OR.

He was born Jan 29, 1922 in Wanship, UT to Ezra Finch and Bessie Pearl Winkler Robert-son. He married LeaDell Griffin

Nov 26, 1945 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Gene graduat-ed from North Summit High School and attended Iowa State College. He served during World War II in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Bellawood in the Pacific Theatre. He worked as a sterotypist for the Salt Lake Tribune, Deseret News, Salt Lake, the Sacramento Bee, and the Press Democrat, both in California. He retired in 1984, and moved to Ore-gon City, OR in 1988.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, James, Don, Blayne, Wayne; sister, Selma; and grandson, Nicholas. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Kent Gene Robertson, Mapleton, UT, Larry Ezra Robertson, Oregon City, OR; brothers, William (June) Robertson, Ralph (Carol) Robertson; sisters, Norma (Cleve) Watkins, Ella Mae Adkins, Grace (Glade) Harrison, Elda Robertson, Reva (Elcin) Hokanson; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be Mon. Jan 21, 2002, 1 p.m., Berg Drawing Room Chapel, 185 E. Center St, Provo. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Provo City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Perpetual Education Fund of the LDS Church.