The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 5, 2013

Ardella P. Robb




   Mankato resident Ardella P. Robb, age 93, passed away at Dianne and Larry Henderson's home in Virginia Beach, VA, on Saturday, February 2, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato with Rev. Wayne Eichstadt, officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.  Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling arrangments.

 Adrella was born July 18, 1919, in Mankato, MN, to Thomas and Minnie (Albrecht) Mathews.  She married Earl Robb on April 9, 1938.  Ardella worked at Madsen's Bakery in Mankato for many years and in her leisure time she loved gardening, flowers, fishing, spending time with her family and spending time at her lake home.

 She is survived by sons, Ronald (Kathy) Robb of Mankato, Tom (Jan) Robb of Waterville; daughters, Dianne (Larry) Henderson of Virginia Beach, VA, Margaret (Brian) Wambold of Manassas, VA; 4 grandchildren, Steve Robb, April (Chad) Biering, Ann Alexander, and James Wambold; 5 great grandchildren, Jack Robb, Taylor, Austin Alexander, Daniel and Brandon Wambold; brother, Kenneth Mathews of Mankato; special niece, Dorothy Wolff of Mankato; several nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl; son, Myron; 3 grandchildren; 2 sisters; 1 brother.

  Condolences can be sent to Ron Robb, 605 Shakespeare Ave, Mankato, MN.