Marva Dell Robinson


Posted: Sunday, December 16, 2007

Former Juneau resident Marva Dell Robinson, of Lebanon, Ore., died Dec. 9, 2007, at the Albany Regency. She was 57.

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Born in Lebanon, Ore., the daughter of Edward and Carolyn (Clark) Bergeron, she attended grade school in Sodaville, Ore. She moved with her family to Juneau, where she graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1968. She graduated from beauty college in Coos Bay, Ore. She attended the University of Alaska, Clark Community College in Vancouver, Wash., and Oregon State University, where she majored in art.

She enjoyed several commercial fishing trips with her father in Alaska. She loved her volunteer work as a docent at the Alaska State Museum, where she shared the history and culture of Alaska. She enjoyed and excelled while working and interacting with people.

She was a member of the Eastern Star and had served as a Worthy Matron. She loved creating art, some of her favorites were screen printing fabric, painting and calligraphy. She also enjoyed gardening, reading, quilting, sewing, stamping, making paper and needlework.

She is survived by her parents; son, Carl Robinson, of Louisiana; brother, Edward Bergeron, of White Horse, Yukon Territory, Canada; sisters, Jackie Pendleton and Lynette Bergeron, both of Lebanon; and nieces and nephews, Olivia, Charles, Alex, Anthony and Jasmine.

A memorial gathering will be held at a later time. A private interment will be in the Lebanon I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Huston-Jost Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.

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