March 12, 1924 – March 14, 2014
Mildred Ruth (Tews) Robson, age 90, of Carroll and formerly of Scranton passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church in Arcadia with Pastor Ben Dose officiating. Friends may call at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll after 5:00 P.M. on Monday where there will be a prayer service held at 7:00 P.M. The casket will be moved to the church at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday where visitation will resume until the time of service. Organist for the service will be Rebecca Dose. Casket bearers will be Al Hunter, Merle Witt, John Vetter, Wesley Stoelk, Scott Stoelk, and Bruce Mason. Burial will be in the Westside Cemetery.
Born on March 12, 1924 at Arcadia, IA, she was the daughter of Rev. Theo A. and Alice (Rothe) Tews. Mildred was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church on March 16, 1924 by her father Rev. Theo A. Tews. Her sponsors were Amanda Tank and Minnie Lussman. She was confirmed on April 10, 1938 at Zion Lutheran Church. Mildred went to school in Arcadia, graduating with the class of 1942. She attended A.I.B. in Council Bluffs. She was employed at Westside State Savings Bank for over 30 years. Mildred was a life-long member of Zion Lutheran Church and belonged to the Ladies Aid, Fellowship Club and Arcadia Ace Club. Mildred was united in marriage to Woodrow W. Strathman of Westside on January 24, 1951. To this union were born two children: Terry and Becky. Woodrow passed away in 1974. Mildred was married to John F. Kroeger of Arcadia on November 29, 1975 at Zion Lutheran Church. He passed away in 1993. On January 3, 1995 Mildred was married to Warren A. Robson of Scranton at Zion Lutheran Church in a ceremony conducted by her brother Rev. John M. Tews. Sr. The couple made their home south of Scranton until Mildred moved to assisted living.
Mildred is survived by her husband Warren A. Robson of Scranton; a son Terry Strathman of Carroll; a daughter Becky Trotter (Mark Chadourne) of Boone, IA; three grandchildren: Matthew Trotter, Jeffrey Trotter (Jenny), and Nicole Trotter; seven great grandchildren: Melissa, Christine, Kaitlin, Taylor, Brogan, Breanne, and Kyler; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her two husbands, a brother Rev. John Tews Sr. and his wife Irene, and a brother Alvin Tews and his wife Ruth.Information provided by: Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home
705 N. Carroll St.
Carroll, Iowa 51401