Mark Leo Robinson

Mark Leo Robinson

Conway, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Death 23 May 1976 (aged 78)
Lenox, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Burial Lenox, Taylor County, Iowa, USA
Plot Saint Patrick's section
Memorial ID 52005524 · View Source
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Robinson, Mark Leo -
Funeral services for Mark Leo Robinson, 78, of Lenox, were held Tuesday morning, May 25th at St. Patrick's Church in Lenox with Rev. Father Daniel O'Connell officiating.

Mr. Robinson died suddenly at his home Sunday, May 23. Interment was at the East Fairview cemetery.

He was born July 1, 1897 at Conway, Iowa, to Squire E and Agnes Bannon Robinson. His entire life was spent in Taylor County with the exception of a few years, when as a child, the family lived in New Mexico and Oklahoma.

On January 21, 1919 he was married to Lulu May Smith of Sharpsburg at the St. Patrick's Rectory in Lenox. To this union were born five daughters, Mrs. Kenneth (Dorothy) John of Conway; Mrs. Wyatt (Arlene) Grimm of Lenox. Mrs. Kenneth (Helen Jean) Morris of Clearfield, Mrs. Robert (Norma) Cobb of St. Joseph, Mo., and Mrs. Bill (Marjorie) Sanders of Norwalk, Iowa.

The couple made their home on farms in the Conway and Bedford area until 1962 when they moved to their present home in Lenox. Mr. Robinson was an ambitious farmer who enjoyed working in the soil and with his livestock.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Blaine, a sister, Dessa Carruthers, two infant sisters and two great grandsons.

He is survived by his wife, five daughters, their husbands, thirteen grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren, a brother, Frank of Lenox, two sisters, Eva Smith of Coon Rapids, Ia. and Grace Thuem of Fort Worth, Texas, nieces, nephews and many friends.

In his retiring years his love for his flowers and garden was an inspiration to all who knew him.

Music was furnished by Mrs. Marian Hughes.

Casket bearers were Jerry Beemer, Howard Rogers, Doyle Robinson, Vernal Thompson, Doyle DeVoe and Leonard Ratliff.

Lenox Time Table, Lenox, Iowa Thursday June 3, 1976

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