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Robbie Jean DeWilde

September 26, 1932 ~ November 12, 2020 (age 88)


Robbie Jean De Wilde, 88, of Champaign, IL passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 with family by her side. She was born in Clegg, TX on September 26, 1932 the daughter of Maynard and Melinda Andrews.

Robbie is survived by her daughter, Merna Lyne De Wilde; sons, John Eugene (Julie) De Wilde, Jr., Ronald William De Wilde; grandchildren, Shirley Bradi (Patrick) James, Brandon Matthew (Pooja) De Wilde; great-grandchildren, Niam De Wilde, Ari De Wilde, Mila De Wilde, Heaven Leigh (Jeremy Hobbs) James; sister, Polly Teltschik and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, John Eugene De Wilde Sr.; grandson, Ronald William De Wilde Jr.; siblings, Edith Goodwin, Everette Andrews, Jay Andrews, and Edward Andrews.

Robbie worked as a seamstress at Collegiate Cap and Gown from 1978 to 1997. She enjoyed cooking with LOVE for her family, especially during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Robbie also liked to sew, watch television in her favorite recliner, and spend time with her family.

Per her wishes Robbie was cremated and there will be a service and burial of cremains at 1:00 pm on Saturday June 19, 2021 at Roanoke Township Cemetery.  Rev. Bob Herath will officiate.   Burial is all the way down at the west side of the cemetery. 

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Graveside Service
June 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Roanoke Township Cemetery
East Lincoln Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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