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Robin S. Hughes

Robin passed away Friday, March 11, 2022 in Kalamazoo.

She was born September 15, 1962 in Plainwell, the daughter of Herbert and Marjory (Town) Newton. For 35 years Robin worked at Community Action of Allegan County. She was a skilled baker and enjoyed making cookies and cakes. She adored her great niece and loved spoiling her.

In 2001 at her mother’s home, she married David Hughes who survives. Also surviving are her siblings, Dave Mannes, Barb Cowen, Jerry (Lauri) Connor, Mary and her favorite brother-in-law, Jay Smith, Raymond (Trish) Connor, Danny (Diane) Connor and Rick (Renee) Newton; many nieces and nephews and one great niece.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

A celebration of Robin’s life will be held at a later time.

Contributions in memory of Robin may be made to

Wings of Hope Hospice of Allegan


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LaRayne Sweet

March 12, 2022 at 1:47 pm

I was so sad to hear the passing of Robbie, she has been a friend/family since I was a little girl. I have always loved you and your love of others. Prayers to all your Family and your Friends. I will treasure every memory we shared.


Tammy Leonard

March 12, 2022 at 4:34 pm

Sincere condolences and Praying your memories comfort you at this time!




March 12, 2022 at 4:58 pm

Mary and family,

We are so sorry for your loss. Robin was a fun, hard-working, lovely lady. We hope that God will comfort you and give you peace and strength during this time.

Love, Linda and Steve


Carolyn Jordan

March 12, 2022 at 5:24 pm

How my heart aches for her family & friends. Robin was a dedicated worker at CAAC & cared deeply about her family, her co-workers & the people she delt with in the Early Education program at CAAC- the drivers & the kids they transported. Robin left big shoes to fill at CAAC- she not only did her job but offered her help in many other areas at the agency. May God comfort all who knew Robin & loved her.


Angela Long

March 12, 2022 at 5:54 pm

Prayers for the family and my condolences. Robin was a true blessing to everyone she meet. She will be missed.


April and Kyle Kelly

March 12, 2022 at 5:55 pm

Robin was the kindest person I ever knew. She was mentor, teacher and boss. She will be missed and remembered by many. Love, prayers and hugs for Robin’s family.


Patrik Nilsson

March 12, 2022 at 6:14 pm

I am so sad and sorry to hear about Robin’s passing. She was a wonderful friend to my wife Grace as well as to myself. She will be sorely missed.


Jennifer, Bella & Quinten Keech

March 12, 2022 at 6:15 pm

CAAC will not be the same without you. I can’t imagine not talking with you often. You became a great friend not only to me but my husband and daughter as well. We will miss you. RIP my friend. We love you!


Katherine Garrison

March 12, 2022 at 6:24 pm

She touched the lives of so many, in so many ways! She was so caring and selfless, and had the greatest smile! She knew it was the littlest things that made the biggest impact on others. I’m so sorry for her loss to this community, to her friends, and to her family. She will certainly be missed.


Linda Kaylor

March 12, 2022 at 7:06 pm

Robin leaves behind so many who love her. You cannot mention her name without everyone saying “she was my friend”. She dedicated so many years of her life to Head Start. Touched many many lives. Heaven truly gained an angel. May she rest, her work on earth is done.. love and prayers to her family and Head start family alike. Good bye is not forever…


Candy Boylan

March 12, 2022 at 7:28 pm

Prayers and love to the family in this time of loss. Robin left wonderful marks on so many life’s she will be missed


Jamie Walle

March 12, 2022 at 7:39 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with Robin’s family and friends.

I worked at CAAC with her. She was a fantastic woman! She will be missed.


Debbie Smith

March 12, 2022 at 9:24 pm

I’m so truly sorry for your loss. I really liked hee always kind caring n loving. Many prayers going up for her family and friends ❤❤❤❤


Jay Connor

March 12, 2022 at 9:45 pm

Aunt Rob! It’s so hard to believe you are gone! I am going to miss you so much! I will miss seeing you at family functions. I will miss you calling me because you t.v. wasn’t working right! I will miss your smiling face and always just being there! I love you!!!


Paul & Karen Panzegrau

March 12, 2022 at 10:41 pm

We are so saddened by the loss of Robin. She was a rock in your family. She will be remembered as the giving person she was. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Jean long

March 12, 2022 at 11:38 pm

So sorry to learn of Robbie’s passing. I remember coming to your home for the annual 4th of July picnic and to watch fireworks at the airport. We were always made to feel welcome like a part of the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.



March 13, 2022 at 12:15 am

Im very sad to hear about this Robbin will be missed greatly not only by me but by the other workers that knew her at little Caesars it was always a Good day when she came in to see us we will miss her more then any words can explain. I Just want to send my condolences to her family and friends.



March 13, 2022 at 7:47 am

Oh sweet Robbie,bless you. You touched so many people in our lives th le town.prayers for your family.


Larry Beck

March 13, 2022 at 8:07 am

Robin was the first person I met from caac my wife was hired as a teacher she told me we need a driver I said ok upon enter the building Robin happened to be at the front desk I told who sent me she said I already knew you were coming I’ve been a trucker over 40yrs and I will say she was one of the finest transportation supervisors I have ever had the privilege to work with she was the first person I met with caac and the last person I spoke to from the agency last weekend.

my condolences to the family are heart felt r.i.p. Robin. God bless.


Gayle Veld-Sanders

March 13, 2022 at 1:08 pm

Dave, Connor Family and Friends,

I don’t even know what to say. I prayed it was just a bad dream. I am so thankful I was texting her over the last weekend. Robin had a huge heart and would of done anything for anyone. Prayers and sincere sympathy to the family and friends. RIP my dear friend. Know you were very much loved.


Tammy Dussia

March 13, 2022 at 3:09 pm

My condolences, prayers, love and hugs go out to her family and friends… She will be missed and never forgotten…


Jenna G.

March 13, 2022 at 4:08 pm

Robin, you always treated everyone with grace and patience. You loved all your drivers, teachers, and co-workers, and it showed, CAAC lost an amazing heart and soul, and I pray for the family and friends for this tremendous loss. I am sure that voice on the bus radios will be missed. Rest Easy Robin, you did an amazing job Earthside. Time to rest <3


Alice Kelsey

March 13, 2022 at 6:33 pm

I’m so sorry to hear of Robin’s death. I enjoyed working with Robin when we both worked for the Head Start program. She had a positive impact on MANY children and parents.


Mary and John leland

March 13, 2022 at 7:43 pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with Robin’s family. We remember her as a kind, sweet young girl at Dix St school. She was always happy and willing to work hard and help others who needed it. She was a joy to have as a student.


The Wrobleski Family

March 14, 2022 at 9:55 am

Robin has been a household name in the Wrobleski house. Since Landon was little he always knew where the best cookies came from and Robbie always made sure that Landon got some whenever she made some for Grandpa Town. She was incredibly thoughtful and kind. I am so sad to think of what the family is going through. God bless all of you as you navigate this difficult time.



March 14, 2022 at 10:56 am

I am so sorry for the loss of Robbie, she was an amazing woman and so caring. She had an impact on everyone she met. Hugs and prayers to you. RIP Morris


Paul and Deb Johnson

March 14, 2022 at 12:23 pm

Our sincere condolences to the entire family of Robin. Many prayers of comfort and love are being sent also.

Robins smile , laughter, love of family, friends, children and everyone she crossed paths with, will always be remembered. Her bubbly personality and compassion went far and above anyone we ever met.

Robin, although our hearts are broken with the loss of you ~ Thank you for all of the wonderful memories you have left for us to remember you by.

You will always remain in our hearts.

Paul and Deb Johnson


Deb Beattie

March 14, 2022 at 6:35 pm

My deepest condolences to Robins family as she will be greatly missed.

Robins smile, her work ethic and desire to be friends with everyone she met made her a cherished person in our community.

Playing with our dolls on the back steps at her familys house growing up and then, her being a Teacher to one of our children when he was 4 years old later in pur lives were some of my best memories of how caring she was.

She loved her family and friends without judgement.

May you rest in peace dear friend. Gone too soon.

Hugs to her family and prayers of comfort.



March 17, 2022 at 2:43 am

David I am so so sorry for your loss she was always a very sweet woman

Sadly the price of love is grief

Linda Hughes


Ruth McClish

March 19, 2022 at 3:31 pm

So sorry to hear of Robin passing . I will always remember how she looked when she was teaching the children ,smile on her face as she was doing it.

Always a smile on her face when you see her any were.


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