JOANNE “JODY” ROBINSON, 75, of Prophetstown, IL, died Friday, November 19, 2021, at Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling, IL.
Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, November 29, 2021, at the Advent Christian Church in Prophetstown, IL, with Pastor Marcus Johnson of Lake Region Bible Church in Round Lake, IL, officiating. There will be a visitation from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Sunday, November 28, 2021, at the Bosma- Gibson Funeral Home in Prophetstown. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown. A memorial has been established.
Jody was born November 5, 1946, in Salem, OR to Stuart “Bud” and Georgianne “Pud” (Mathis) Thede. She was educated in the Prophetstown Grade Schools and was a 1964 graduate of Prophetstown High School. She married Thomas A. Robinson in Sycamore, IL, on April 20, 1967. He died on May 23, 2001. Jody worked at the ECHO Office for nearly twenty-five years. She also worked at Prophet Gear in Prophetstown and at the Bike Barn for over seventeen years. Jody cherished spending time with her family and friends. She loved cooking for others and looked for every opportunity to share the gospel message, our hope in Christ. In life, the more she was able to give the happier she was. Everyone knew her by her open arms, warm hugs and the sparkle in her eyes as she greeted friends and family. Nobody was a stranger.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth (Tom) Green of Prophetstown, IL and Leslie Robinson of Prophetstown, IL; two sons, Stanley “Jason” (Julie) Robinson of Geneseo, IL and Mark (Christy) Sayers of Jasper, AL: ten grandchildren, Joshua (Annie) Green and Jonah Green, Jonathan (Ally Bryan) Olson and Rebekah (Andrew Fowkes) Olson, Daniel, Thomas, Samuel, and Benjamin Robinson, Kara Sayers and Casey Brennan (Kaley) Sayers; six great-grandchildren, Elyse Green, Anthony, Aiden and A.J. Fowkes, Milah Olson and River Bryan; one sister, Janet Huizenga of Prophetstown, IL; two brothers, James “ Jim” Thede of Berkeley, CA and Jerry (Cheryl) Thede of Prophetstown, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas; one grandson, Matthew Olson; two nephews, Bryan and Wes Huizenga.
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