Obituary for Debra (Craft) Robinson

Debra (Craft) Robinson

Debra (Craft) Robinson, age 66 of Etna Green, IN passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018. Deb was born on January 23, 1951 to Darl and Norma (Tinkey) Craft. Deb was in the first graduating class from Triton High School in Bourbon, IN in 1969. Deb married Ronald Robinson on May 24, 1974.

Deb is survived by her husband and their three children, Melissa (Greg) Burns, Sara (Richard) Grossman, and Michael (Stacy) Robinson, all three of which live nearby in Etna Green, IN. She was blessed with four grandchildren and her fifth due in February; Bailee Burns, Breann Burns, Carter Grossman, and Heidi Grossman. Also surviving is her brother, Greg (Kandi) Craft of Bourbon, IN, her mother-in-law Jean Robinson of Syracuse, IN, and her brother-in-law Donald (Kathi) Robinson of Syracuse, IN. Deb was preceded in death by her parents.

Deb began her working years with a newspaper delivery route for the Times Union. From 1987-1990 she was the matron of the jail while Ron was Sheriff of Kosciusko County. After her time as matron, Deb returned to her paper route, usually with her two youngest kids in the backseat. She became a homemaker once her first grandchild was born. She was the selfless caregiver, babysitting all four of her grandchildren. Deb truly enjoyed watching each of them grow. Her greatest joy was being the matriarch of her family.

Calling hours are scheduled Saturday, January 6, 2018 in McHatton Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw from 9am-11am with a Memorial Service following at 11:30am at the Funeral Chapel. Interment will be private in Syracuse Cemetery. Pastor Rich Maron will officiate the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to:
K C Riley Kids Fund C/O Kosciusko Community Foundation 102 E. Market St. Warsaw, IN 46580

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