Obituaries

John D. Robinson 1933 - 2008 Tonganoxie

Services for John D. Robinson, 74, Tonganoxie, will were Monday, May 19, at West Haven Baptist Church in Tonganoxie. Burial was in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Mr. Robinson died Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at Medicalodge Post Acute Care Center in 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 and Kansas City, Kan. He graduated from Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kan., in 1952 and served two years in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Mr. Robinson also worked at General Motors for 17 years before he retired in 1988. He was self-employed as a barber in Kansas City, Kan., and Basehor for 17 years.
Mr. Robinson married Donna Schmaltz on May 12, 1963. She died April 19, 1996.
He married Elta Fisher on Oct. 28, 2000. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include 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, Lansing, and Bill, McLouth; 18 stepgrandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to West Haven Baptist Church, sent in care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie, KS 66086.
Online condolences may be sent at quisenberryfh.com.