October 5, 2022

Fred T. Robison


Fred T. Robison
Age: 94
Died: Friday, November 20, 2015 at Kansas Soldier’s Home in Fort Dodge
Born: May 27, 1921 at Okema, Oklahoma
Parents: Thomas Grover & Nancy (DeShields) Robison
Marriages: to Edna Eads on April 23, 1943 at Sheldon, Iowa. She died in April of 1974
To Ruby Worrell. On August 24, 1987 at Reno, Nevada. She died in 2003

Memberships: South Persimmon Baptist Church of Sharon, Oklahoma
VFW of Pierre, South Dakota

Fred attended school at Sharon, Oklahoma. After his schooling he went to Colorado and picked peaches and then moved to California and worked at a sheet metal shop. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II. He was based in England and received the Purple Heart for his service. After his discharge he returned to California and then moved to Beaver Creek, Minnesota where he opened Robison Sheet Metal Works and later earned his Master Plumber certification and expanded into the plumbing business. In 1966 he moved to Pierre, South Dakota and became a Partner in Schmitt’s Heating & Plumbing. He later moved back to Sharon, Oklahoma and in 2004 he moved to Garden City. Fred enjoyed building anything, hunting, fishing, bowling, horseshoes & playing cards. He was preceded in death by his Parents, both Wives, 1 Son- John, 5 Brothers- Earl, Leonard, Scott, Clifford & Russell & 1 Sister- Leecy Keltch.

Survivors: Son Charles T. & Mary Ann Robison Garden City
Daughter-In-Law Sandra Robison Big Stone, South Dakota
Sister Ola Blackmon Woodward, Oklahoma
6 Grandchildren
11 Great-Grandchildren
10 Great-Great-Grandchildren 

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Tuesday
Place: Garden Valley Retirement Village Chapel in Garden City
Officiating: Rev David Bell
Graveside Service: 1:00 PM Friday
Place: Beaver Creek Cemetery in Beaver Creek, Minnesota
Memorials: South Persimmon Baptist Church
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday at Garnand Funeral Home 

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com