Robin L. Downs

August 24, 1965 - January 18, 2015
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Robin L. Downs, 49, of Poplar Grove, IL, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2015 in her home in Poplar Grove. Robin was born August 24, 1965 in Belvidere, IL, daughter of Robert “Pooch” and Dorothy (Mardell) McElroy. Robin married Michael J. Downs on June 9, 1984 in Belvidere, IL. She was a homemaker who loved caring for her family. Robin was a member of Blaine United Methodist Church. She enjoyed talking on the phone, cooking, and cleaning. Robin also liked to sew, cross stitch, read and watch soap operas. She had a true love of animals. Robin always said the first thing she would do in heaven was hold her granddaughter, Emma.

She is loved and will be missed by her husband, Michael of Poplar Grove; children, Anthony Downs of Poplar Grove, Angela (Dustin) Odom of Poplar Grove, Andrew (Brittany) Downs of Belvidere, Ashley (Jeff Hyder) of Charleston, Arkansas; grandchildren, Hannah, Michael, Ellie, Elizabeth “Half Pint”; numerous siblings; mother-in-law, Dorothy Downs of Poplar Grove. Robin is preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Emma; father-in-law, Gordon “Gordy” Downs.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Blaine United Methodist Church, 7200 Blaine Road, Poplar Grove, IL 61065, with Rev. Tom Hay officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Blaine United Methodist Church

Address:

7200 Blaine Road, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

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Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015

Time: 11:00 am -

Blaine United Methodist Church

Address:

7200 Blaine Road, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

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Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Blaine United Methodist Church, 7200 Blaine Road, Poplar Grove, IL 61065, with Rev. Tom Hay officiating


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family


 

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Born: August 24, 1965
Died: January 18, 2015

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Sharon Thies-Carroll posted on 1/19/15

I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Robin. May god be with you all in your time of sorrow. You will be in my prayers. R.I.P, Robin.

 

Terry and Linda Trimble posted on 1/19/15

So sorry, we will keep the family in our prayers.

 

Shelly Williams posted on 1/20/15

Dear Mike and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one is a terrible burden to bear. Just keep your precious memories close to your heart and she will always be with you. I will put you in my prayers for peace. God bless you and yours. Shelly

 

Candy Ladd posted on 1/20/15

I am so very sorry for the loss of your loved one. Robin was a family of RSS as was her husband and daughter. Robin was such a fighter and I will always remember her smile even under the circumstances. I will miss seeing her. RIP Robin fly high on angels wings.

 

Dick & Trudy Alderman posted on 1/20/15

Very sorry to here about Robin. We are thinking about Mike and extended family. Dick & Trudy

 

Wendy Klock posted on 1/20/15

Mike "Pilgrim", we seen about Robins passing today in the paper. We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Mike and Wendy Klock

 

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