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Audrey June Robertson
June 2, 1923 - May 6, 2014

Audrey June Robertson, 90, of Galesburg, Ill., died May 6 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

Audrey was born June 2, 1923 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Cecil and Clara (Houdek) Bosworth. She married Reed Stuart Robertson on Nov. 17, 1944 in Rock Island, Ill.

Audrey was raised in Westmont, Ill. She and Reed spent a number of years living in the suburbs of Chicago before moving to Damariscotta for 15 years. She later moved to Galesburg in 1998.

She graduated from Downers Grove High School in 1940 and went on to receive her bachelor's degree from Augustana College in 1944. Audrey was a junior high school teacher for District 15 in Glendale Heights, Ill. for 12 years. She was also a substitute teacher for five years in Lombard and Glen Ellyn, Ill. She retired in 1977.

While in Galesburg, she attended Central Congregational Church. She was active in her church in Maine, serving on the Board of Deacons and active in the development of the church library.

Audrey is preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 70 years, Reed; daughter, Cynthia (and Tom) Heather of Galesburg, Ill.; grandchildren, Megan E. (and Craig) Heather Woodruff of Dekalb, Ill., and Sean Stuart (and Celeste) Heather of Alexandria, Va.; and great-grandson, William Stuart Heather.

Private family burial will be Sat., May 10 in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at Central Congregational Church. Rev. Jim Ecklund will officiate. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to Stained Glass Restoration at Central Congregational Church, St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, Mont., or St. Joseph's Indian School in Chamberlain, S.D.

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