|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1934|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 2012|
PLAINS – Alva passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, of natural causes. She was born Nov. 14, 1934, to Lois Truean and Alvah Robbins in Seattle. Alva's family moved to Loon Lake, Wash., where she was raised with three brothers and one sister. She married Harold Dawson, and to this union four children were born, Dan, Diana, Donna and Dennis. They made their home in Plains and later divorced.
In 1974, she met and married Russell DeBus. They had a wonderful life together, enjoying activities with their grandchildren and their families. Alva was known for her quick wit and sunny disposition. She enjoyed knitting and her time at Zara's where many friendships were made. Russell passed away July 11, 2012, Alva bravely carried on until she was called to be with him in December.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles; mother; father; and husband, Russell. Alva is survived by Dan and Cindy Dawson of Ajo, Ariz., Diana and Doug Kuntz of Belgrade, Donna and Tony Colombo of Plains and Dennis Dawson of Anchorage, Alaska; sister, Betty Landstrom of Loon Lake; brothers, Glenn Robbins of Mead, Wash., Milo and Helen Robbins of Loon Lake; and nine grandchildren.
Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Sunset Hills Funeral Homes, Plains.
-Source: Missoulian, 23 Feb 2013.
Alvah Ferguson Robbins (1906 - 1997)
Lois Elizabeth Truean Robbins (1911 - 1989)
Russell A DeBus (1927 - 2012)
Charles Albert Robbins (1933 - 1955)*
Alva F Robbins DeBus (1934 - 2012)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Annie Duckett Hundley
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
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