Velda Mae (Rowe) Robson (1926-2018)

Velda Mae (Rowe) Robson was born July 10, 1926 to A.W.  and Katie (Sexton) Rowe in Solomon Kan.  She graduated from Abilene High School in the Class of 1944. Following graduation she worked at Abilene National Bank.

On March 8, 1946 she married Bruce Robson. They spent their married life in Abilene. She was a homemaker and part-time bookkeeper for Northside 66, Northside Oil Company, and Northside Auto Parts. She was a faithful member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.
Velda passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society in Ellsworth, Kan. She is survived by her son Ken and daughter-in-law Alice.  She also is survived by her grandsons, Andy (Dayna) and Kirk (Janelle), and great-grandchildren, Brielle Mae, Aleigh, Silas, Austin, Sarah,  Callen; in-laws Phyllis Rowe, Marie Burchard, and Tom and Elaine Robson.  
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bruce on Sept. 7, 1995, her great-grandson Eli, and her brother, Willis Rowe.
Funeral services for Velda will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church with Rev. Gordon McClure officiating.
  Velda’s family will receive friends from  6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  
Her final resting place will be in the Abilene Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in her name to the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Garten Countryside, or to the Good Samaritan Society and may be sent in care of the Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home, 414 NW 3rd, Abilene, Kan. 67410.  
Condolences may be sent to the family at

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