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Obituary: Robertson, John F.

Fri., Oct. 12, 2012

Age 74


Passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2012 in Colville, WA at the age of 74.

John was born in Seattle, WA September 13, 1938.

He graduated from Tonasket High School in 1957.

During his high school years John enjoyed being active in school and playing all sports.
John proudly served in the Navy on the aircraft carrier USS Hornet from 1957 to 1961 doing a tour in Vietnam.

John held a bachelors and masters degree in psychology.

He was a Vocational Lead Counselor for the State of Washington for the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation until his retirement in 2001.

He worked hard at helping many people in his vocation over the years.

John was an avid golfer, and enjoyed boating, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

John was a lifelong member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Elks Lodge, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He will be greatly missed by his friends and loved ones.
John is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Erika and Dale Frei of Port Orchard, WA, his grandchildren Jesse and his wife Janna, Ischalyn and her husband Nathan, Lindy and Aubrey, his great-grandchildren Kinley and Millie, and his friend and caretaker Judy Rebmann of Colville, WA.
A memorial will be held in his honor Saturday, October 13th 10:30 AM at the LDS Chapel at 260 E. Juniper Colville, WA 99114 In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Vascular Disease Foundation, 550 M. Ritchie Highway PMB-281; Severna Park, MD 21146 ; or online at


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