Chesterton Tribune

James E. Robinson dies at age 87

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James E. Robinson, age 87 of Crown Point, Indiana, formerly of Chesterton, passed away Friday, March 16, 2012.

James was born in Murray, Kentucky on September 22, 1924 to O.A. and Rella (Key) Robinson, both of whom preceded him in death.

James married Martha L. (Bishop) Robinson in Chesterton, on October 6, 1962. She preceded him in death in 2005.

He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Charles K. Robinson and brother-in-law, Frank Mathews.

James is survived by his sister, June Mathews of Crown Point; nieces, Barbara (Bruce) Milakovic and Lou Ann (Dennis) Thiel, as well as two more nieces and a nephew.

He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He was a crane operator and retired from Republic Steel.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 12:00 noon at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Chesterton, Ind.

Memorials in Jamesí name may be made to the local Humane Society.

 

 

Posted 3/19/2012