Doris Irene Robinson passed away in her sleep after a short illness, in Corvallis, Oregon on May 30, 2021. She was born to Elgin and Minneola Dehart, in Jacksonville, TX, in 1932. Her family made their way to the great northwest via Arkansas and Washington before making their home in Oregon.
Doris graduated from Marshfield Highschool in Coos Bay, Oregon in 1950, where she also met the love of her life, Howard Robinson. They were married 56 years and had four children. Howard and Doris were adventurers and entrepreneurs which led them to many business ventures in Oregon and Alaska. These businesses include owning restaurants, a laundromat, and an insulation business.
Doris was very smart and had a great sense of humor. Everyone who came in contact with her were enamored with her quick wit. She always had a kind word for those she met. She was also an avid reader, and loved to garden, crab in the Alsea Bay, and spend time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband Howard, daughter Diane Johnson and great grand daughter Cassie Jo Robinson.
She is survived by her sisters Helen Northrup of Weeverville, CA and Norma Lee Hoeger of Coos Bay, OR.
Survivors include her children and their spouses Deborah Walker of Corvallis, Jack Johnson of Corvallis, Steve and Sharon Robinson of Albany, and Jo and Dick Hughey of Corvallis. She is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Amanda Johnson of Oregon City, OR, Marc Johnson of Boulder Creek, CA, Steven Robinson of Albany, OR, Kimberly Robinson of Sammamish, WA, Christine Robinson Enoka, Sammamish, WA, Anna Hughey Coffman of Corvallis, Lauren Hughey of Portland, OR and eleven great-grandchildren.
She was loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.
A private memorial service to be held later in the summer.