Yvonne Peasley

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CEDAR RAPIDS -Yvonne June Peasley, 79, of Cedar Rapids died Thursday January 21, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital. Services were held on Monday at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel, Cedar Rapids. . Burial will be at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Hazleton. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters; Shirley Hamlett of Las Vegas, NV, Nancy (Charles) Lahr of Manchester and NV, Becky Robinson of Hiawatha, four sons; Randy and Larry Robinson of Oelwein, Gregory Robinson of Cedar Rapids, and Danny Robinson of Tampa, FL, a brother, Leon (Patsy) Baskerville of Independence and a step-daughter Vione Beck of Cedar Rapids. Also surviving are five grandchildren; William Malone, Jessica Howorth, Melissa Robinson, Rana Schulmeister, Kathleen Lahr Rider, nine great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law Marianna Kelchen.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her husbands Loyd and Ernest, parents, a brother Leroy, and 2 great grandsons.
Yvonne was born near Earlville, IA the daughter of George and Amelia Baskerville. She graduated in 1948 from Oneida High School. After her marriage to Loyd Robinson, they farmed many years north of Masonville and raised 7 children. She later worked and retired from the Mental Health Institute in Independence as a Psychiatric Aide. After retiring, Yvonne spent countless hours volunteering especially with Mt. Olivet Mission in Cedar Rapids. She loved to cook, enjoyed talking with her numerous friends, watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and listening to country music.
A memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be left at www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries. Visit our guestbook at www.bulletinjournal.com.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Jan. 25 to Jan. 29, 2010