Friday, November 23, 2012

Obituary Halsey D. Robbins


Halsey D. Robbins,
Retired Farmer,
Claimed By Death

Halsey D. Robbins, 80, a retired farmer who resided at 226 Park Avenue, Watseka, died Monday at 8:45 a.m. at Iroquois Hospital following a lingering illness.
Born February 17, 1877 on a farm near Thawville, he was a son of Mr. And Mrs. E. G. Robbins.  He attended Thawville schools and Grand Prarie Seminary at Onarga, and attended the Methodist Church at Thawville.
He was married August 23, 1904 to Stella Burrill Day at Harvey.  She died several years ago.
Surviving are a son, Wilbur D. Robbins of Watseka; and four daughters, Mrs. Mildred Arnold and Mrs. Alice Shambrook of Roberts, Mrs. Ethel Ecker of Watseka and Miss Evelyn Robbins, at home.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Methodist church at Thawville, the Rev. Carols Dunagan officiating.  Interment will be in the Thawville Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Eastburn Funeral Home in Watseka from noon Tuesday and until the hour of the services.

--Newspaper Clipping.  No Reference.

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