Doris Robinson

Doris Robinson, 91, passed away quietly in her home on February 6, 2014. She was born in Everson, WA and orphaned as a young child, spending the next nine years living with various family members in Arlington, WA and Everson. At 17 she struck out on her own, moved to Darrington, WA where she found a home with Hickey and Vera Fortner and graduated from high school. In 1945 she married Lt. Robert Robinson home on leave from the US Navy. They lived all across the U.S., Occupied Japan, territory of Alaska, trust territory of Guam until he retired from the Navy in 1965. Returning to Washington, they purchased a cabin on a beach near Marysville, spending the next 40 years converting it into a lovely home. Doris worked for JC Penney and Eldec Corp. In 1976 Bob and Doris fully retired and began 30 years of seeing America, by trailer, then motor home and finally by car and motels. Doris lived up to her promise as a July 4th baby, she was full of spark; no one who met her will ever forget her. She was a deacon at Mt. View Presbyterian Church, a Marysville Machine Knit Club member, a tireless volunteer in activities of her children and grandchildren. She was generous with her time, resources and most of all, with her love. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; brothers, Ray and Don; and sister, Hazel. She is survived by children, Arlayne (David), James (Jana), Holly; grandchildren, Robert, Katharine, Emily, Joanna; sister, Lois; and numerous nieces and nephews, regular, great, and great-great and many people she considered children of her heart if not of her body. Please join us for her remembrance February 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Mt. View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St NE, Marysville, WA. Doris asked in lieu of flowers donations be made to Providence Hospice & Homecare, 2731 Wetmore Ave, #500, Everett, WA 98201. washington.providence.org/donate/hospice-home-care-of-snohomish-county-foundation
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Weller Funeral Home
327 North MacLeod Ave Arlington, WA 982231323
(360) 435-2509

Published in The Herald (Everett) from Feb. 14 to Feb. 16, 2014