Dorothy Jean Robertson, 1939–2022 – The Sun-Gazette Journal


Dorothy Jean Robertson died on May 10, 2022 in Exeter, California. She was 82 years old. Dorothy was born on October 13, 1939 in Denver, Colorado, to Vernon and Dorothy (Umbel) Hawkins.

Dorothy married John Robertson on December 7, 1957. She was the very first Dairy Princess of the State of California. Dorothy has written several articles for the Valley Voice newspaper. She loved the outdoors, camping and cooking. Dorothy was a teacher’s aide for a time at Valley Oak Jr. High School.

Dorothy is predeceased by her husband of 62 years, John Robertson, who died on June 13, 2020.

She is survived by her daughters Kathy (Steve) Tankersly of Exeter and Sandra (Rob) Wilkinson of Clovis, California; her brother, Frank Cody Jr. of Texas; his sister, Rosemarie (Jim) Oldham of Reno, Nevada; as well as eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022 at Exeter District Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family at Arrangements entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Chapel.

Dorothée Jean Robertson, 1939–20222022-05-17The Sun Gazette newspaper


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