07 Dec Gwen Miller Robertson
At the age of 94, Gwen passed away peacefully surrounded by family on December 2nd, 2018. Gwen was born May 24th, 1924 in East Ely, Nevada to Earl Ray and Grace Miller. She attended school in Ely where she graduated from White Pine County High School. She was a graduate of Albion State Normal School in Idaho. She received a B.A. from the University of Nevada and later a M.A. in education from Westminster College.
Gwen married James E. Robertson in 1946 in Ely, Nevada. She was both a Boy and Girl Scout leader, a member of the Eastern Star, and a Drill Instructor for Jobs Daughters Bethel #1.
Gwen taught school in the Salt Lake School District at Lincoln, Jordan, Bryant Intermediate, and West High Schools. These years were rich in friendship and she was proud of her successful students, many who have kept in touch. She enjoyed working with Principal Harold Trussel and many others. Gwen was proud to be an American and passed this on to her children and students.
Gwen is survived by sons Kayo (Beth), Kim (Dee), Key (Marilyn), Kent (Wendy) and daughter Kathy; grandsons Zack Cone, Cody Cone, Justin Robertson, Joel Robertson, Wesley Robertson, and nine wonderful great-grandchildren.
Gwen was preceded in death her husband, her parents, two brothers, and one grandson, Chad Cone.
We would like to express our thanks to the staff of Beehive Homes of Herriman and the Encompass Hospice team, especially Breanna Hale, RN, and Rachel Hale, CAN, for their patience and compassion during our mother’s final months.
And to all her friends who shared her life and helped fulfill her dreams, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Shriners Hospital for Children, Fairfax RD and Virginia St., S.L.C. 84103.