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Betty Ann Robinson

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Betty Ann Robinson Obituary
QUINCY -- Betty Ann Robinson, 99, of Quincy, died at 7:55 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at her home.

Betty Ann was born Nov. 24, 1918, in Quincy, a daughter of John Alexander and Harriett Kraft Ohnemus. She married John A. Davis on Nov. 25, 1944, in Baltimore, and he preceded her in death Dec. 14, 1957. Betty Ann then married Arthur Robinson on Dec. 3, 1977, in Quincy, and he preceded her in death Nov. 18, 1996.

She graduated from Quincy High School in 1935. Betty Ann received her bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri in 1939, where she was a member of the Tri Delta Sorority and was one of the first female cheerleaders. She taught kindergarten at Dewey School from 1939 until 1944.

Betty Ann was the past president of the Quincy Service League and St. Mary Hospital Guild. She also was a chairman on United Way Special Gifts and the Quincy Art Center's Beaux Arts Ball. She held a spot on the boards of the Quincy Museum, Great River First Tee, Cheerful Home and Woodlawn Home. In 2002, Betty Ann received the Magnificat Award from the Catholic Diocese of Springfield, and in 2001, the YWCA Women of Achievement Award for sports. She was a member of Church of St. Peter, the Women's City Club and Quincy Country Club.

Betty Ann was an avid golfer and won many tournaments over the years including the Quincy Women City Tournament (19 times), Illinois State Senior Tournament (one time), Quincy Country Club Tournament (24 times) and the Spring Lake County Club Tournament (eight times).

Betty Ann is survived by three daughters, Hetty (Gary) Mayes of St. Louis, Jane (David) Hieter of Goleta, Calif., and Beth (Gary) Musholt of Quincy; a stepson, Dick (Nancy) Robinson of Palm Desert, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Chuck (Jennifer) Hieter, Matt Hieter, John (Johanna) Mayes, Susan Mayes (Brad) Urani, Ben (Kelsey) Musholt, Liz (Dan) Riley, Mike (Diane) Robinson, Katie Robinson (Don) Bell, and Andrew Robinson; 21 great-grandchildren; a nephew, Jack (Marney) Weis; and five nieces, Jill Weis (Bill) Harrity, Wendy Wolfe (Jim) Ball, Vicki Wolfe (Jim) Allosso, Kathy Weis (Bob) Pollard and Candy Wolfe (Tom) Shelton.

In addition to her husbands, Betty Ann was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Virginia Ohnemus Weis and Marjorie Ohnemus Wolfe.

Betty Ann was lovingly cared for by Catalina Davis, Brooke Cobb, Jill Cobb, Dena Pence, Kristena Reed, Theresa Seward, Amanda Watkins and Katie Smith. In recent months, Betty Ann's family has greatly appreciated the support of UnityPoint Hospice.

SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. prayers Saturday, Sept. 15, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at the Church of St. Peter with Monsignor Leo Enlow conducting. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

MEMORIALS: Church of St. Peter, Betty Ann Davis Robinson Golf Scholarship at Quincy University, the Quincy Art Center or UnityPoint Hospice.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors.

WEBSITE: hansenspear.com.

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Sept. 9 to Sept. 15, 2018
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