Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 4, 2012

Elmy M. (Kirt) Robertson

— TRAVERSE CITY — Elmy M. Robertson, 97 longtime resident of Traverse City passed away Sept. 30, 2012, at the Grand Traverse Pavilions.

Elmy was born on April 20, 1915, in Lake Leelanau to the late Charles and Minnie (Borke) Kirt.

On Oct. 21, 1941, Elmy married Robert E. Robertson.

Elmy loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed going to the family cabin in Canada during the summer months.

Elmy is survived by her daughter Ilene Robertson, son Robert L. (Cindy) Robertson, daughter Darlene (Don) Rokos, and sonChuck (Georgia) Robertson; sisters, Glory Sutton and Daphne Martin; brother, Rodney Kirt; grandchildren Shad (Angie) Robertson and Tracy (Tricia) Robertson; and four great-grandchildren.

Elmy was preceded in death by her husband Robert; twin sister, Vivian K. Bunn; brothers, Albert, Carl and Glen Kirt; and daughter-in-law, Geri Lynn Robertson.

Elmy will be laid to rest at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in memory of Elmy may be directed to the Cherryland Humane Society.

The family would like to thank the nurses and CNA’s who have become family at the Dogwood Unit at the Pavilions for their extraordinary care over the last 12 years.

Please visit to share your thoughts and memories with the family.

The family is being served by Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.