Elizabeth Robinson, formerly of Dowagiac

Oct. 23, 1935 — March 22, 2020

Elizabeth “Betty” Mae Robinson, 84, formerly of Dowagiac, now of Prior Lake, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to Clark Chapel in Dowagiac.

Betty was born on Oct. 23, 1935, in Glenwood, Michigan, to the late Charles and Agnes (Dastal) Brezen. On Sept. 1, 1956, in Dowagiac, she married Kent Robinson of Decatur, Michigan. They took up residence in Burnsville, Minnesota in 1964.

Betty was a spunky lady that always stayed busy tending to her yard and gardens. It was there she raised her children enjoying activities including tennis, cross country skiing, ice skating, golf and fishing. Betty enjoyed her annual fishing trips with Kent in Nisswa, Minnesota, where in the mornings they enjoyed listening and watching the loons.

Betty is survived by her husband, Kent; and her children, Mike (Stacey Lipp) Robinson; and their children, Sydney and Sofie, of West Fargo, North Dakota, Lisa (John Dybevik) Robinson, of Bloomington, Minnesota, and her children Allyson, of Montgomery, Minnesota, Justin, of New Prague Minnesota, Amber of Rochester, Minnesota, and Brandon of Rochester, Minnesota. She was also blessed with three great-grandchildren Elizabeth, Morgan and Kolton.

Betty is also preceded in death by her two brothers, Robert and Jerry Brezen.

A private family gathering took place in Minnesota. A celebration of life is being planned for the summer of 2020 in Dowagiac. Betty’s final resting place is at Crane Cemetery in Volinia. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at clarkch.com.

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