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Perla Robertson

June 26, 2018 -
November 4, 2018

Perla Judith Robertson, 42, of Urbana, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Urbana, IL.
Perla Judith Robertson was born June 26, 1976 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México to Eduardo N. Brown and Perla del Rosario Maldonado. She and her parents moved to West Mifflin, Pennsylvania in 1977 and subseque…read more

Perla Judith Robertson, 42, of Urbana, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Urbana, IL.
Perla Judith Robertson was born June 26, 1976 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México to Eduardo N. Brown and Perla del Rosario Maldonado. She and her parents moved to West Mifflin, Pennsylvania in 1977 and subsequently to Bisbee, Arizona. It was here that she completed her elementary education and graduated with high honors from the eighth grade. Her educational journey led her to Thunderbird Adventist Academy, where she completed her high school education. She developed a keen interest in music and business administration and enrolled in Walla Walla College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and music. It was while at Walla Walla that she spent one year at Sagunto Adventist College in Spain to study Spanish. In 1998 she graduated from Walla Walla College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and music. Wanting to further advance her musical education, she completed a master’s degree program in music at the University of Illinois and was enrolled in a master’s degree program in music education at the same university at the time of her death.
Perla Robertson was an accomplished pianist and vocal soloist. She was a member of The Baroque Artists of Champaign Urbana, a music teacher and accompanist at the Centennial High School, a weekly soloist at the Christian Science church of Champaign. She also appeared on Three Angels Broadcasting Network in several solo performances.
Perla Robertson married Richard Robertson on May 21, 2004 in Urbana, Illinois. She is survived by her husband Richard Robertson, her children Nibaw, Roxxy, Darby and Kuyani Robertson; her brother SFC Eduardo Alejandro Brown; her parents Eduardo Brown, Perla Brown and many close friends and other relatives.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1203 W. Green St., Urbana. Burial will be in Clements Cemetery, Urbana.
In lieu of flowers, the family of Perla Robertson is requesting donations be sent to Inheritance of Hope.
Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy is assisting with arrangements (www.morganememorialhome.com).

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Date: Friday, November 9, 2018

Time: 01:00 pm

Wesley United Methodist Church

Address:

1203 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801

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