Edward Lance Robinson
11/17/1947 - 07/31/2021
Obituary For Edward Lance Robinson
Edward Lance Robinson, age 73 of Sparta, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 31, 2021 at his home. We celebrate that he is reunited with his wife of almost 50 years Bonnie Robinson, who preceded him in death in 2019.
Ed was born November 17, 1947 in Grand Rapids, MI to Melvin and Arlene Robinson. He married Bonnie Robinson on March 21, 1970 at the Sparta United Methodist Church. Ed was a lifelong, dedicated dairy farmer in the Sparta Community. In his retirement, he could often be found at local restaurants telling stories with his buddies.
Ed was preceded in death by his loving wife Bonnie Robinson, parents Melvin and Arlene Robinson, brother Barry Robinson, and brother-in-law Jerry Geers.
He will be deeply missed by his children, Wendy Robinson-Bond MD, Jaime Gunderson, Lance and Jennifer Robinson; 6 grandchildren, Olivia and Whitney Bond, Taylor and Eli Gunderson, Ava and Evan Robinson; sister Gayle Etzler; in-laws Ella Robinson, Faith and Rick VanZalen, Roger and Dawn Geers, and Lonnie Geers; caregiver Claudia Singleton, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 4, at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Ray Townsend officiating at Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home, 88 E Division Street, Sparta.
Friends may meet the family at the Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10:00 AM, one hour prior to the service.
Interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Sparta.
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Going to miss you Ed happy to be in your class at school Ron Scheidel
Our deepest sympathies to you all. Your parents were wonderful people. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Ron & Karen(Babcock) Marohn
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