Marlene E. (Smith) Robertson, 84, formerly of Sandusky, passed away Monday evening, September 5, 2022, at Gateway Springs Health Campus, in Hamilton, OH, after a lengthy illness.
Born on January 11, 1938, in Norwalk, OH, the daughter of Charles Frederick and Elizabeth Frances (Kotasek) Smith. She was a 1956 graduate of St. Mary's High School. While living most of her life in Sandusky, she had worked as a accounting clerk for Sunbeam and later for Chef Pantry for many years. In 2005, she moved down to be near her daughter, Lisa, in the Cincinnati area where she had worked for over 10 years at T. J. Maxx, before finally retiring just a few years ago. Over the years, she enjoyed spending time with her family and the grandchildren.
Marlene had attended the Tri-County Baptist Church, in West Chester, OH, for several years where she had enjoyed being involved with the Sunday School Class at the church called the "Joy" class.
She is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Steve) Johann of Liberty Twp., OH; her son, William "Robbie" (Sharon) Robertson of Tuttle, OK; five grandchildren, Billy (Christi) Robertson, Becky (Bryan) Carrasco, Mary Beth Robertson, Ashley (Nathan) Anneken and Alyssa (Terence) Hubbard; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard " Dick" Smith of Collins, OH; a sister-in-law, Judy Smith of Sandusky; and several nieces and nephews.
Marlene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 43 years, William F. "Bill" Robertson, Jr. (2002); a sister, Geraldine O. "Jeri" Mischler; her three brothers, James F. "Jim," Carl D. and Robert D. "Bob" Smith; and two sisters-in-law, Elizabeth A. "Betty" and Almeta V. "Mimi" Smith.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, from 11:30 am until time of the funeral service at 1 pm at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. Deacon Jeff Claar officiating. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, OH.
The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Hospice of Cincinnati, c/o Bethesda Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597.
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