Joan L. Robertson

October 16, 1930 - December 18, 2018

Joan L. Robertson, 88, a former resident of Dallas, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in McMinnville. She was born on Oct. 16, 1930, in Emmett, Idaho, the daughter of Victor and Matilda Christensen Godfrey.
She worked many years for the Agri-Pac Canning Company, working in many different areas of the plant. She married Clifford Earl Robertson on Sept. 1, 1950, in Buena Vista. They lived in Buena Vista and Independence before moving to Dallas in 1979. Cliff died on Dec. 31, 1988. Joan enjoyed traveling the world to Egypt, Thailand, Canada and other places following her retirement. She was a member of the Christian Church in Monmouth.
She is survived by her son Allen Robertson, of Sheridan; daughter Sandy Lewis, of California; along with nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Ray Godfrey and Connie Buhler. She was preceded in death by a daughter Corrine Sheffield, siblings Alma, Joyce, Dean and Larry.
A celebration of life will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, in the First Baptist Church in Independence. Private interment will be in the Buena Vista Cemetery. The Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family. To leave a message or memory for the family, please go to

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