Obituary of Mary Lynne Roberson
Mary Lynne Roberson
Mary Lynne (Russell) Roberson, 82, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2019 at
Guardian Angel Homes in Post Falls, Idaho.
Born to Lorris and Gertrude (Reed) Russell on November 8, 1936 in Jackson, Michigan,
she was the youngest of two children and graduated from Napoleon High School in
Dearly loved by all, her friendly and caring nature was perfectly suited for the nurse’s
aide career field. A career she embraced for over 35 years eventually retiring from
Barton Memorial Hospital in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Mary Lynne had many talents including painting and writing poetry. She enjoyed taking
walks in the countryside, loved singing, and was very accomplished at playing the piano
She was preceded in death by her sister Nancy (Russell) Olmsted.
Mary Lynne is survived by her husband of 50 years Robert Roberson of Post Falls,
Idaho; children Christopher (Jannette) Cowgill of Hauser, Idaho, Ruthie Roberson of
Clear Lake, California; brothers-in-law William Roberson of Montclair, California,
Norman Olmsted of Chelsea, Michigan; 6 nieces and nephews; former husband Duane
Cowgill; and former sister-in-law Shirley Roberson.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.