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Elaine A (Gallant) Robertson, age 84, of The Villages, FL, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. She was married to James Robertson for 61 years prior to his death in November 2017.
Elaine was born in 1935 and graduated from St. Andrews High School in 1953, both in Saginaw, MI. After graduation, she worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance. She married James Robertson in 1956 and soon stopped working to become a Homemaker and Mother. Her passion in life was to be a great wife and mother.
In Frankenmuth, MI, she belonged to and volunteered at the Blessed Trinity Catholic Church. She worked and volunteered at Independence Village from 1983 to 1994. She received so much joy from spending time with the residents and many became her friends.
Elaine and Jim retired and moved to The Villages, FL in 1993, where she had wonderful friends, played golf and enjoyed life. She belonged to St. Timothy Catholic Church in Lady lake, FL. She and Jim also traveled in the United States on road trips, including bicycling in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, traveling to the Blue Ridge Mountains, New England and Utah.
Elaine was blessed with and survived by four children, Deborah Robertson of Cary, NC; Douglas (Cindy) Robertson of Fort Collins, CO; Gregory (Maria) Robertson of The Villages, FL; and Jennifer Robertson of Decatur, GA. She is survived by grandchildren, Captain Max Robertson of Purlear, NC; Carley Robertson Howe of Omaha, NE; Anna Robertson of Denver, CO; and Rachel, Ruth, and Micah Robertson of Fort Collins, CO. She’s also survived by sister, Susan of Au Gres, MI; brother Jack of Saginaw, MI; and many nieces and nephews. Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, Genevieve Soltysiak and Jerome Gallant; brothers Wallace, Tom, and Dave; and a daughter, Kathy Robertson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice Foundation at web.cshospice.org/foundation/giving.
She will be buried in Michigan. Online condolences may be made to the family at baldwincremation.com.
We will miss you dearly for your selflessness, your infectious laugh, your humble actions, and your love without expectations!