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Jacob Robison

February 12, 1984 — April 27, 2020

Jacob Robison

Roanoke - Jacob George Robison, 36, of Colorado, formerly of Sauk Rapids, MN and Roanoke, IL, passed away as a result of an auto accident outside of Rushville, IL on April 27, 2020.

Jacob was born on February 12, 1984 in Peoria, IL to Thomas and Carol Jenkins Robison.

Surviving are his parents, Tom and Carol Robison of Sauk Rapids, MN; his two sons, Zakk Thomas Robison and Abel Lee Robison; one step son, Corey Shoemaker all of Colorado; two brothers, Joshua Thomas Robison of Bailey, CO; Joseph Lee Robison of West Peoria, IL; his paternal grandmother, Carol Joan Robison of Roanoke, IL; several nieces and nephews; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Walter Robison and his maternal grandparents, George and Audrey Jenkins.

Jacob was a carpenter by trade, working construction jobs wherever he lived in his travels.

Jacob loved his two boys and they were the world to him. He treasured the times he could spend with them. He loved the outdoors and nature and especially loved being on the boat with family casting into the waters trying to land the big fish.

Cremation rites will be accorded and due to the COVID-19 situation there will be no services at this time. Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to set up a fund for Jacob's two sons. These donations can be sent to Tom Robison at 722 11 ½ Street North, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 56379. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at

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