Barbara E. Robus died May 25, 2014, at the age of 93.
Robus graduated from Tenafly High School in New Jersey in 1938 and obtained elementary school teaching credentials at the Ann Reno School in New York City. She taught preschool and elementary classes at the Dalton School in Manhattan, N.Y., and moved to Alaska in 2001 to be closer with her children. She entered the Juneau Pioneer Home in 2005.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Hugo Robus. She is survived by her children, Matthew Robus (Teri) of Juneau,;Martha Kopplin (Bill) of Ester, Alaska; and grandchildren Hannah, Max, Olin and Robin.