EDWIN C. ROBERTSON HANNA, IN
Edwin "Ed" Robertson, 66, passed away on August 25, 2013 at his home in Hanna, Indiana. He was born on June, 6, 1947 in Logansport, Indiana to Ray and Rosella (Zinn) Robertson. Ed began his teaching career in the Michigan City School Corporation in 1971, and in 1974, relocated to his hometown of Fowler to teach in the Benton Community School Corporation. He started out as the Planetarium Director seeing every elementary student in the corporation multiple times during the year. He also taught Astronomy, Social Studies, General Science, and a variety of computer classes while at Benton Central. He became heavily involved in the inception of computers into the corporation and soon became the Computer Consultant. He taught at Benton Central for 22 years. In 1996, Ed became the full time Technology Director at East Porter County School Corporation and then in 2000 he accepted the Technology Director position at the Knox Community Schools where he worked until his retirement from public Schools. Ed is survived by his wife, Margie of Hanna, IN; one son, Wesley (Karri) Robertson of Flint, MI; and one precious grandson, William Robertson. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Cutler Funeral Home, LaPorte, Indiana at 6:00 PM on Friday, August 30, 2013. Cremation has taken place and the family will greet friends and relatives from 4:00-6:00 PM prior to the service. All times are central standard times. Burial with a military graveside service will be held at 12:00 PM (CST) on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Tippecanoe Memorial Gardens, West Lafayette, Indiana. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the LaLucia Baby House, c/o Unitas International, PO Box 506, Shirley, IN 47384.
Published in The Times on Aug. 28, 2013