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John Curtis Robertson |  Southeast Iowa Union
John Curtis Robertson |  Southeast Iowa Union

John Curtis Robertson

Farmington

John Curtis Robertson, 88, of Farmington, Iowa, passed away at his home on Sunday, July 7, 2024, at 11:03 p.m.

He was born on September 15, 1935, in Washington County, Iowa, to Marion Curtis and Lola Francis (Alliman) Robertson. On June 5, 1960, he married Shirley Smith in Brighton, Iowa.

Surviving are his wife Shirley of Farmington; his daughter Rene Robertson of North Hartford, Connecticut; his brother Don (Beverly) Robertson of Washington, Iowa; his sister Ann (Jim) Helmich of Livonia, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents and nephew Frankie Joe Chmelar, as well as his brothers Larry Dean and Marion James Robertson and a sister Marilyn Jean Chmelar.

John was a member of Grace Hill Moravian Church. He attended schools in Brighton and Washington and the Paris Beauty Academy. He and his brother Jim owned and operated Robertson’s Salon of Beauty in Washington. He also farmed and did lawn care. John enjoyed fishing, gardening and golf.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 12, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Farmington United Methodist Church in Farmington, Iowa.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Farmington United Methodist Church with Scott Butler officiating.

Burial will take place at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington, Iowa.

A monument was erected in his memory.

Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com.

By Liam