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Sisters in Crime Mourns the Loss of Sarah Ann Robertson

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SARAH ANN ROBERTSONSarah Ann Robertson passed peacefully in Austin on March 17, 2016 at age 69.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Rebecca “Becky” Voiers Robertson, and maternal grandparents Lewis W. and Ethel “Dot” Mathews Voiers of Taylor. She is survived by her brothers Attorney Rob V. Robertson, Colonel John V. Robertson, USAF (ret’d), (wife Martha), her niece Rebecca Robertson, 3 nephews, Stephen (Sandy), Brian (Teresa) and Scott (Mandy) Robertson, 9 great nieces and nephews, 1 great-great niece, cousins Helen Leach Scott and George Leach along with many other beloved relatives, neighbors and friends. She was a graduate of Taylor High School and the University of Texas at Austin. Sarah retired from AISD where she was a volunteer coordinator working ceaselessly to advance the interaction of all members of the faculty and student body. During her retirement years she was an ardent employee and promoter of Dream Bakery, an avid mystery novel reader and collector, the family historian, and a stalwart advocate for the Taize Christian ministry as well as a loyal member of Sisters in Crime and the Sherlock Holmes Society. The family sincerely appreciates the care extended by the 7th floor Oncology staff at Seton Medical Center and Austin Hospice’s Christopher House. Her memorial service will be March 31, at 10 AM at Bethany United Methodist Church, 10100 Anderson Mill Road, Austin 78750. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bethany United Methodist Grimes Chapel Fund or the American Cancer Society.

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