Obituaries

John D. Robinson 1933 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Funeral services for John D. Robinson, 74, Tonganoxie, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, May 19 at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie.
Visitation will be one hour before the funeral. Burial will be in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth.
Mr. Robinson died Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at Medical Lodge Post Acute Care Center, Kansas City, Kan.
He was born June 24, 1933, in Harris, Mo., the son of Joseph and Wilma (Staats) Robinson.
He grew up in Harris, Mo. and Kansas City, Kan. He was a 1952 graduate of Wyandotte High School, Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Robinson served two years in the Army during the Korean War. He was self-employed as a barber in Kansas City, Kan., and Basehor for 17 years and also worked at General Motors for 17 years, retiring in 1988.
He married Donna Schmaltz on May 12, 1963. She died April 19, 1996. He then married Elta Fisher on Oct. 28, 2000.
He is survived by his wife, Elta Robinson, of the home; four stepsons, Larry Schmaltz, Kansas City, Kan., David Nelson, Carbondale, Ill., Roy Nelson, Overland Park, and Charles Nelson, Blairstown, N.J.; two stepdaughters, LeAnne Allbritton, Huntsville, Ark., and Adrea Warren, Kansas City, Kan.; two brothers, Earl Robinson, Lansing and Bill Robinson, McLouth; 18 stepgrandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the West Haven Baptist Church, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.quisenberryfh.com.