Clara Robinson

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Clara Robinson

December 23, 1940 - October 08, 2018

Clara Robinson Clara Robinson, 77, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, at her home surrounded by family in Elkhart.
She was born Dec. 23, 1940, in Bulan, Kentucky, to Robert and Geneva (Allen) Miller.
Clara did different things throughout her life, but spent 35 years working for Silgan Plastics as a union steward. When she moved to the Noble County area, she was a Welcome Wagon hostess in Kimmell.
Some of her hobbies included traveling to the West Coast, shopping, playing bingo, eating out at many restaurants, crossword puzzles, collecting elephant figurines and watching old western programs on television.
She was a member of the praise worship team at the Lighthouse Tabernacle Church in Kimmell, Red Hat Club in Goshen, and a CASA member of Noble County.
Clara loved all her grandchildren so much and was very proud of their accomplishments. She enjoyed creating memories with each and every one of her family members. She will truly be missed by everyone around her.
She is survived by her loving children, Sherman Jr. (Terrie) Robinson, Vickie Bortner, along with her significant other, Mark Nolan, and Walter (Candy) Robinson; 11 grandchildren, Mark (Ashley) Borders, Joshua (Eva) Borders, Andrew (Abby) Borders, Joshua Bortner, Chad (Erica) Bortner, Jamie (Andrew) Dean, E. Nicole (Rich) Cline, Adam Lee (Taylor) Robinson, Brandon Robinson, Holly (Mike) Ressler and Brittany (Jesse) Gordon, 19 great-grandchildren; three siblings, Arnold Miller, Rachel Brewer and John (Jewel) Miller; and Izzie, the lap dog.
Clara was preceded in death by her husband of many years, Sherman Robinson Sr.; parents, Robert and Geneva Miller; daughter, Nancy Mills; and five siblings.
A memorial service in Clara's honor will take place Friday, Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, IN 46767. The Rev. Timothy Lee will officiate.
Burial will be at a later date at Sparta Cemetery, Kimmell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SouthernCare Hospice of South Bend, 310 W. McKinley Ave., Mishawaka, IN 46545.
Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at
Published on October 10, 2018
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Friday October 12, 2018

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Yeager Funeral Home

1589 Lincoln Way South, Ligonier, IN, USA


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