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Archive for Thursday, June 17, 2004

Ronald R. Robb

June 17, 2004

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Memorial services for Ronald R. Robb, 91, Pittsburg, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Cornerstone Village in Pittsburg. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence.

Mr. Robb died Monday, June 14, 2004, at Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center in Pittsburg.

He was born June 17, 1912, in Newton, Iowa, the son of Clarence W. and Edith Dodge Robb. He attended school in Dodge City and graduated from Dodge City High School. He had lived in Cornerstone Village since December 2003.

Mr. Robb and his wife operated a dairy and hog farm near Lawrence for many years before they retired and moved to Newton and then to Halstead.

He married Martha L. Perkins on Nov. 9, 1933. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Allan, Fairfax, Va., Steven, Pittsburg, and Curtis, Atlanta; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Yvonne Eckert, died earlier.

Friends may call after noon today at Brenner Mortuary Chapel in Pittsburg, where family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

The family suggests memorials to Harry Hines Hospice, sent in care of the mortuary, 114 E. Fourth St., Pittsburg 66762.

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