Beatrice H. Robertson, age 92, of Loose Creek, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at her residence.
Bea was born October 31, 1921, in Loose Creek, a daughter to the late Paul Peter and Mary Christine (Muenks) Lock.
Bea was a 1940 graduate of Loose Creek High School and lifelong member of the Loose Creek Community.
On May 6, 1944, she was united in marriage to John L. Robertson in a double wedding ceremony at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek which included Laurine Muenks and Lucian Bias. John preceded her in death on September 4, 2007.
Bea and her husband, John, owned and operated the Loose Creek Feed Company for many years. Bea was the bookkeeper for the business and a huge part of the companies' success.
Bea was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek, St. Ann's Sodality, an officer in the Quilting Club, and a charter member of the Loose Creek Community Center.
Bea enjoyed gardening, going to grandchildren's ballgames, and was a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. She also enjoyed traveling, mending clothes for the grandchildren and great grandchildren, and cooking all of the holiday meals. Bea made quilts each year for the Parish Picnic and each of her grandchildren received a quilt made personally by her.
Bea is survived by: one son, Glenn Robertson and his wife Kathy of Loose Creek; three daughters, Pat Jeffress and her husband Dave of Jefferson City, Mary Verhoff and her husband Richard of St. Louis, and Charlotte Robertson of Loose Creek; one brother, Herbert Lock of Loose Creek; ten grandchildren, Chris Stenzel, Stephen Jeffress, Tara Wehmeyer, Stephanie McAvin, Jay Verhoff, Kyle Verhoff, Julie Brandt, Jon Robertson, Ryan Robertson and Matt Robertson; twenty-two great grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents, and husband of 63 years, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Henshaw and Marybelle Lock and a great granddaughter, Maggie Brandt.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Don Antweiler as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Immaculate Conception School in Loose Creek.