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Leona Schimpf Robinson

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Leona Schimpf Robinson, 91, of Bloomington passed away on Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, 2011 at I.U. Health-Bloomington.

She was born in Indianapolis on Sept. 26, 1920, the daughter of James and Sarah Trotter.

She was a lifelong homemaker and a member of the Church of the Nazarene.

Leona gave her life in service to the Lord. At the age of 16 she was a child evangelist in Indiana and Illinois where she met her beloved husband, Rev. Samuel Schimpf. They were married for 44 years.

In her golden years she married Victor Robinson. He was such a blessing in her life. Leona was a gentle spirit and ultimate caregiver to her family, church and friends. She will be missed dearly but will always be in our hearts.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Kerry Shipley of Bloomington, three sons and daughters-in-law; James and Shelia Schimpf of Quinton, Va., Robert "Bobby" and Barbara Schimpf of LaGrange, Ga., and Larry and Lana Schimpf of Greencastle, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several step-children and step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Rev. Samuel Schimpf; her second husband, Victor Robinson; a daughter, Barbara Schimpf; and a sister, Margaret Cornwell.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 at the Greencastle Church of the Nazarene, 580 S. CR 100W, Greencastle, with Rev. Duane Boady officiating.

Burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.

Friends may call at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington on Monday from 6-8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday one hour preceding the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bloomington Home Health and Hospice, PO Box 1149, Bloomington, IN 47402 or to the Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene in care of Allen Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org.