Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 20, 2014

Robert 'Bob' Arthur Robinson

INTERLOCHEN — Robert “Bob” Arthur Robinson, 72, of Interlochen passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his home. Bob was born on Oct. 14, 1941 in Flint, Mich. to the late Forrest and Amelia (Kozar) Robinson Sigerfoos.

Bob had been employed by Boeing, retiring in 2000. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1960-1964. He attended The Ohio State University and was a loyal Buckeye. He loved to read. Serving as the treasurer for the Interlochen Public Library was very dear to his heart.

Bob is survived by a daughter, Dana (Colin) Robinson Slote; a son, Grant (Chloe) Robinson; two grandchildren, Brody Slote and Ruby Robinson; a brother, Jack (Joan) Robinson; and his life partner, Jane C. Hardwicke. Also surviving are a nephew, Michael Robinson, and many cousins.

A memorial service honoring Bob will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home, 305 Sixth St., Traverse City, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. that same morning.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to the Interlochen Public Library Building Fund, 9700 Riley Rd., Interlochen, MI 49643 or Northwest Harvest Hunger Relief, 711 Cherry St. Seattle, WA 98104.

Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Bob’s family at

The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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