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Daniel Robinson, 81, of Wakarusa, died at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at Elkhart General Hospital. He had been in declining health.
He was born Aug. 25, 1936, in Steuben, Maine, to Frank and Addella (Savage) Robinson.
On Dec. 2, 1957, in Rapid City, South Dakota, he married Shirley Alexander. She died May 14, 2017.
Surviving are seven daughters; a son; 23 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters; and two brothers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two brothers and a sister. Daniel served in the U.S. Air Force for four years during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR racing, and did Amish taxi work. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, and from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury.
Graveside services have been postponed until a later date.
Memorials may be given to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 10, 2017
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