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Rosita M. (LaBach) Robertson, 96, Nashville

 

Rosita M. (LaBach) Robertson, 96, Nashville, passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, Aug. 24, 2013.

Rosita was born July 7, 1917 in Homestead, Pa. to the late Joseph and Illona (Havrilla) LaBach. She married Charles T. Robertson Jan. 6, 1945 in Columbus. He preceded her in death Dec. 3, 1993, after 49 loving years of marriage.

Rosita retired in 1993 as the bookkeeper for Schooner Valley Stables. Prior to that, she was owner and operator of One Stop Dry Cleaning from 1959 - 1971.

Survivors include two sons, Mike J. (Jenny) Robertson of Nashville and Jonathan C. (Vickie) Robertson of Mesa, Ariz.; and a daughter, Pamela M. (Vid) Warren of Nashville. Rosita will be remembered by her brother, William LaBach of McKees Rocks, Pa.; eight grandchildren, Chuck (Rachel) Robertson and Joe (Charrise) Robertson, both of Nashville, Sabrina (Lee) Mantle of Cincinnati, Ohio, Triana (Brian) King of Nashville, Alana (Josh) Mason of Newport, N.C., Adam (Jennifer) Tyskiewicz of Sweetwater, Luke (Christina) Robertson of Nashville and Rusty (Sean) Reese of Oceanside, Calif.; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Randy R. Robertson; a grandson, Jeremiah Robertson; four brothers, Joseph, John, Frank, and Ed LaBach; and three sisters, Elizabeth Antom, Margie Walton and Elanore Scwecki.

Rosita was a 77-year member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. She enjoyed braiding rugs, quilting, sewing, crocheting and knitting. Rosita provided for her family by raising everything her family ate on her farm and even made her son’s suits from scratch. She was an avid reader of gardening books, cookbooks and scripture. Rosita enjoyed listening to Hungarian music, violin and piano music.

Minister Jeffrey Spann will conduct a memorial service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1 at Nashville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2123 Greasy Creek Road. The service will be simulcast live at Mikes Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West, with a gathering of friends and family following the service. Cremation services have been entrusted to Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. 

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Rosita to Nashville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Building Fund, 2123 Greasy Creek Road, Nashville, IN 47448.

Condolences to the Robertson family can be made at meredith-clark.com.

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  • May 24
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 24
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    Noon to 2 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • May 26
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 26
    BC Area Plan Commission CANCELED
    County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 26
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • May 27
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • May 27
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • May 27
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • May 28
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • May 29
    Farmers market reopens in Bean Bean Blossom
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • May 29
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road off 46 East
  • May 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • May 30
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Brown County State Park, State Road 46 East
  • May 30
    Comedy tour at the Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • May 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    10 a.m. to noon Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • June 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • June 2
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • June 2
    Bean Blossom Sewer Board
    6:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • June 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • June 4
    Go Club at the library
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 4
    Gospel jam & sing first Thursday in Gnaw Bone
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 5
    Strawberry fest during farmers market
    4 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • June 5
    Gospel jubilee at Redbarn
    8 p.m. RedBarn Jamboree, 71 Parkview Road, off 46 East
  • June 6
    Shrine parade celebrates summer
    11 a.m. downtown Nashville
  • June 7
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 11
    Gospel jam & sing at Gnaw Bone church
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • June 12
    BC photography club
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • June 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • June 13
    Open house conducted at New Song
    9 to 11 a.m. New Song Mission, 7202 Keith Donaldson Road, Freetown
  • June 15
    Essential oil class at tea shop
    6 p.m. Sweetea's Tea Shop, 225 S. Van Buren St., Suite C, Coachlight Square
  • June 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Gatesville
  • June 20
    Rock & mineral club
    6 p.m. Extension Office, 802 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • June 20
    Pollinator Awareness Day at state park Nature Center
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1450 State Road 46 East (north entrance)
  • July 11
    Health fair at the YMCA
    8 a.m. to noon YMCA, 105 Willow St.