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Subject: [MNDAKOTA] George C. Robinson obituary
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 02:36:09 -0000
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Obituary 11-9-1961, H G
Funeral Tuesday for 73-year old George Robinson
George C. Robinson, 73, life -long resident of Hastings, passed away Friday, November 3, at the Memorial hospital. He had been in failing health the past several years, and on taking a turn for the worse, was removed to the hospital, where he succumbed two days later.
A son of the late Robert D. and Helen Robinson, he was born in Hastings on August 12, 1888. He attended the local schools and here grew to manhood.
Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, nee Mina Foster were united in marriage at Red Wing, and established their first home in that city. Three years later they moved to Hastings and the remainder of their lives was spent here. Mr. Robinson was employed at the King Midas Mill for many years., Retiring in 1947. Born to the Robinsons were two daughters and six sons. They are Mrs. August (Helen) Heinold of Hastings, Mrs. Randall (Irene) Van Deusen of Montebello, Calif., Harold, Dayton, Clarence, George Jr. of Hastings, Russell of Minneapolis and WIlbert of California. There are31? grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Mrs. Robinson passed away May 10, 1944 and since that time Mr. Robinson has been residing with Mrs. Heinold. Also surviving are one brother, Archie Robinson of Portland, Ore., and a number of nieces and nephews.
A devoted husband and father, accommodating friend and neighbor. Mr. Robinson held the esteem and respect of the community in which he was so well and favorably known.
The remains lay in state in the Caturia Funeral home until Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock, when services were conducted in the Methodist church with Rev. John Jakway officiating. Mrs. Leroy Woolson at the console accompanied Mrs. Ed Chezick as she sang the hymns "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Nearer My God To Thee". Serving as pallbearers were Ed Schommer, Dale Munger, Gregory Reuter, Joseph Scherber?, George Blake and Peter Schiller. Relatives and friends from out of town came from the Twin Cities, Red Wing and St. Paul Park, Minn. and Montebello, Calif.
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