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Virginia B. McRobbie

Virginia B. McRobbie, age 85 years, of Archbold, passed away early Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice.

She was born Jan. 16 1927, at Ruston, La., the daughter of James and Ida (Trussel) Burgess.

She married John “J.J.” McRobbie on Feb. 14, 1964, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 2003.

A resident of the Archbold area since 1964, she was a homemaker. She was a member of the Archbold Untied Methodist Church.

She is survived by two children, Michael (Sandy) McRobbie and Susan (John) Downey, both of Archbold; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty (Doug) Colvin of Ruston, La.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a sister, Elaine Bowen.

Private graveside services will be held in the Archbold Cemetery.

Short Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with the arrangements.

The family suggests that memorials be given to Defiance In-Patient Hospice or Hospice the Caring Way of Williams and Fulton Counties.

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