Ila M. Robinson, 79, of Viola, died Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at Mercer County Nursing Home, Aledo.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2013 at Calvary Lutheran Church, New Windsor. Burial is in Viola Cemetery. Visitation is 1 – 4 p.m. Sunday, January 27 at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church, Viola Fire Department or the donor’s choice.
She was born December 7, 1933, in Viola, daughter of Paul and Eva Thompson Nelson. She married Darrell J. “Red” Robinson, Feb. 21st, 1954, at Calvary Lutheran Church, New Windsor. He preceded her in death on June 2, 2004.
Ila worked for The Bank of Viola after high school until 1986. She enjoyed taking care of family, walking, cleaning and being outdoors.
She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, New Windsor, and served on Altar Guild, FernMar and other committees. She was a member of the Viola American Legion Auxiliary Unit 229.
She is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughter, Lori (David) Olson, New Windsor; sons, Daniel (Kris) Robinson, Bettendorf, and David (Doreen) Robinson, Portsmouth, VA; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; brother, Dale Nelson, Boyceville, WI. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and brothers, LeRoy and Dean Nelson.