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Edward E. Robeson

Oct 12, 2012 - Staff

Edward E. Robeson, of Lander, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, in his home in Lander.

A visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, in the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson's Funeral Home. The visitation will continue at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, in the First Baptist Church, 339 Sweetwater, Lander, with the funeral service to begin at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Edward Earl "Ted" Robeson was born Feb. 24, 1928, in Lander, the son of Elmer Anthony and Iris Luvae (Jones) Robeson.

He attended grade school and Fremont County Vocational High School, graduating in 1946. Always interested in music, he played the clarinet and loved to sing. After graduation he worked with his dad in the concrete business for about two years. He later worked with an oil exploration company.

He married Donna Sherlock in 1954, and they worked and lived in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Utah. They came back to Lander in 1957, and he worked for the Wyoming Department of Transportation, retiring in 1987. He was a volunteer fireman for 16 years, served on the board of the Pioneer Museum, was a part-time agent for Farmers Insurance for 20 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

His family said he was an avid sportsman who loved fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, gardening, his card club and his family.

He is survived by his wife, Donna; children Pegge Sanders, Stephen (Marilyn) Robeson and Nanci Hardy; brothers Bob Robeson and Jim Robeson; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services are under the direction of the Hudson's Funeral Home of Lander.

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