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Irene Robinson

May 23, 1948 — June 23, 2019

On June 23, 2019, the Lord called a beautiful angel home. Mrs. Irene Robinson was born May 23, 1948 in Gary, Indiana to Isiah and Bessie M. Scott.

An honors graduate of Roosevelt High School, she met and fell in love with her high school sweetheart, Curtis Robinson. They were joined in holy matrimony on October 10th, 1966. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson relocated their family to Saginaw, Michigan in 1969.

Irene was a very soft-spoken woman with a calming and loving spirit. Everyone she met loved her kind-hearted soul and how giving she was to those she encountered. She consistently helped people with her time, talents and treasures.

Irene leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, Karlisa (James) Knox, Wyketha Jackson, both of Saginaw, Michigan, Gwendolyn (Anthony) Turner, Burlington, Iowa; godson, Gregory Wrenn, Saginaw, Michigan; grandchildren, Bria Brooks, Antioch, Tennessee, Curtis Robinson-Walker, Burlington, Iowa, Deavion Willform, Des Moines, Iowa, Derwin Jackson, Baltimore, Maryland, Randi Steward, Nashville, Tennessee, Kania Jackson, Saginaw, Michigan; great-children, Ahnosty, Ivy, Armani, Leovani, Tre’Shaun and Alaya; sisters, Rosetta Scott, Saginaw, Michigan, Elizabeth Goudeaux, Louella (Willie) Euarl, Patricia Rivera, all of Merrillville, Indiana, Loretta Scott and Barbara (Nelson) Epps of Gary, Indiana; brothers, Darrell Scott, Gary, Indiana, Vernon Scott, Indianapolis, Indiana; aunts, Mildred (Robert) Gates, Marzella Hicks, Cynthia Calhoun, all of Gary Indiana; uncle, Pharoah Hicks, Gary Indiana; mother-in-law, Pearlie M. Walker, Merrillville, Indiana; brothers-in-law, Lendell (Pamela) Walker, Merrillville, Indiana, Ronald (Carlita) Walker, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Oscar (Terri) Robinson, Gary, Indiana; sisters-in-law, Jeanette Terry, Merrillville, Indiana, Vernita (James) Brown, Theresa (Steve) Tucker, Carol Walker, all of Indianapolis, Indiana, Dorothy (Sherwen) Moore, Scottland, Illinois; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including special friends, J.W. Johnson and Audrey Parker.

Mrs. Robinson was predeceased by her beloved husband, Curtis Robinson; parents, Isiah and Bessie M. Scott; grandparents, Arthur and Maggie M. Hicks, Elliott and Bertha Scott, Louella Scott; brother, Elliott Scott; father and stepmother-in-law, O.C. Sr. and James Ella Robinson; brother-in-law, Larry Walker; sisters-in-law, JoAnn Garth, Pamela Day, Sherrie Walker; and aunt-in-law, Ella V. Wrenn.

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