Allen Robinson

September 22, 2014

Allen Robinson

Allen Kelso Robinson of Plainwell passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at his home. Mr. Robinson was born October 26, 1936 in Plainwell to Roy and Eloise (Kelso) Robinson. He served his country in the Army Airborne. Allen was a graduate of Plainwell High School and had worked at Plainwell Paper Company retiring in 1999 after 40 years. He was a past President of Local 1062 and in his leisure time had built doll houses for all his grandchildren.

On October 17, 1958 he married Jo A. Bradshaw who survives. Also surviving are his children, Jenann (Dave) Pearson of Plainwell and Douglas (Sarah) Robinson of Plainwell and a son-in-law George Pearson of Plainwell; 9 grandchildren, Allison, Jamie, Brooke, Sara, Andrew, Ian, Brodie, Ellery and Aviah; 2 great grandchildren, Reid and Parker and one expected in November; his sister Mary Jane (Gordon) Rantz.

He was preceded in death by a daughter Kelene Pearson and his sister Cheryl Chapin.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 1:00 Hope Lutheran Church, Plainwell with Pastor Dave Louder officiating.

Contributions in memory of Allen may be made to Hospice Care of South West Michigan or Alzheimer’s Association.

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