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Elizabeth Robinson, 88

November 30, 2011

Elizabeth A. Robinson, 88, a resident of Fort Wayne and widow of Raymond E. Robinson, died at 1:48 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at University Park Nursing Home in Fort Wayne.
She was born Feb. 21, 1923, in Fort Wayne, a daughter of Bernard Sidney and Florence Augusta (Smith) Ginther.
She was married Feb. 24, 1940, to Raymond E. Robinson. He preceded her in death on June 20, 1996.
Surviving relatives include her children, Gary A. Robinson, Steven A. Robinson, Bruce E. Robinson, Dennis M. Robinson, and Carol Robinson, all of Fort Wayne, Rose Grivett of Leo, Janet L. Robinson of Spencerville, and Patricia Anderson of Bloomington; a brother, Harold Ginther of Seattle, Wash.; 20 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, David Terry Robinson, a daughter, Diane Madrid and by a sister, Joyce A. Giles.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave., Fort Wayne. Pastor Brenda Ginder will officiate.
Visitation is at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco on Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m., or one hour prior to the service at the church Sunday afternoon.
Star of the East Order of the Eastern Star 514 will conduct memorial services at 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.
Memorials may be directed to the Forest Park United Methodist Church.
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