Donald Robinson Obituary

Donald  Robinson
Donald Robinson
Donald Robinson

April 9, 1930 - September 20, 2007
Born in Monticello, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Donald D. "Robbie" Robinson, 77, died Thursday, September 20, at home due to emphysema. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, September 24 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Burial will be at Altoona Cemetery.

Don was born in Monticello and moved to Des Moines in 1963. He worked as Manager of Transpersonnell at Manpower until his retirement in 1977. He was a member of the Monticello Masonic Lodge and Pleasant Hill Elks Club. He enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing and camping and was a skilled stained glass artist.

Don is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joan Robinson of Des Moines; four children, Joe (Connie) Robinson of Bondurant, Mike (Cherrie) Robinson of Tampa, FL; Julie Allison and Angie (Gary) Denning of Pleasant Hill; brother, Charles (Jeanne) Robinson of Arvada, CO; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. .

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Iowa Health Hospice Taylor House in Des Moines or Camp Courageous in Monticello.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Sunday, September 23, 2007
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, September 24, 2007
11:00 AM
Altoona Cemetery
Altoona, IA US
Monday, September 24, 2007


Iowa Health Hospice Taylor House
11333 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA US 50322