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Marjorie Ardella Robinson

December 1, 1928 ~ March 21, 2018 (age 89)

Memorial services for Marjorie Robinson of Roseau, MN will be held on Tuesday, March 27th at 11 AM at First United Lutheran Church in Roseau.  Visitation will be on Monday from 5-7 PM with a 7:00 prayer service at the Warroad Senior Living Center Chapel.  Interment will be at the Hope Cemetery.  

Marjorie (Marjie) Ardella Robinson peacefully passed March 21, 2018 at the Warroad Senior Living Center surrounded by loving family.  She was born December 1, 1928 to Andrew and Mary Anette (Storey) Lofstedt in Roseau.  She attended and graduated Roseau School and worked at the Roseau Ben Franklin "dime store".

She was strong in her faith and a lifetime member of First Lutheran Church of Roseau, where she was active in the ladies group.

The marriage to Earl Robinson, the love of her life, took place on November 25, 1949.  They farmed southeast of Roseau for many years.  Patience, kindness, and love raised a family of 8 children and cared for many grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

Marj and Earl enjoyed camping and fishing.  She could happily fish for hours and never catch a fish.  She had a love of hummingbirds, flowers, gardening, canning, and baking.  Her specialties were caramel rolls, rosettes, lefse, flatbreads, fresh buns, and brown molasses bread.  She passed the time by crocheting, doing crossword puzzles and word-find books.

Survived by her children, Dean (Sally) Robinson of Roseau, Richard (Connie) Robinson of Warroad, Mark (Beth) Robinson of Roseau, Avis (Laurence) Wright of Warroad, Ray (Sherri) Robinson of Jackson, MN, KLynn Thompson of Roseau, Scott (Becky) Robinson of Roseau, and Cheryl (Larry) Eslick of Jamestown, ND and 20 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.  Also brothers, Randy (Arlys) Lofstedt of Roseau, and Robert (Sharon) Lofstedt of Hutchinson, MN; Sister-in-law Connie Robinson of Warroad, along with many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her husband Earl, her parents, brother David Lofstedt and sister-in-law Arlene Lofstedt, grandson Aaron Robinson, son-in-law Gary Pigeon, son-in-law Gregg Thompson.

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