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Winnebago - Max E. Robinson, 77, of Winnebago, died Saturday night, December 16, 2006, in his home, after a lengthy illness. Born May 29, 1929, in Terre Haute, Ind., the son of Charles and Virginia (Garner) Robinson. He grew up in Milton, Wis., graduating from Milton High School in 1947. Max enlisted in United States Marine Corps from 1948 to 1951 and attended Milton College and Milwaukee School of Engineering. Max married Sally Ann Kesler on September 11, 1953, in Evansville, Wis. In the mid 1950's, along with his father and sister, Max purchased and operated Leaf River Telephone Company. A quality control manager, he was employed by Sundstrand Aviation and then Rockford Clutch. Max was a member of the Marine Corps League, American Legion, National Rifle Association and Plug Pellet Gun Club. He enjoyed golf, competitive trap shooting and hunting.
Max is lovingly survived by his wife of 53 years, Sally Robinson of Winnebago, sons, Mark (Sandra) Robinson of Highland and Terry (Christine) Robinson of Rockton, daughters, Laurinda (Steve) Kundert of Evansville, Wis. and Judy (Paul) Semall of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, grandsons, Michael (Ginger) Robinson, Nathan (Marissa) Robinson, Jason Semall, and Danny and Max Robinson, granddaughters, Alysha and Raine Kundert and Maygen Semall, sister, Katherine (Leo) Barney of Leaf River, nephew, Eugene (Kathy) Barney, and nieces, Maxine (Dennis) Palmer and Diane Barney.
Max was predeceased by his parents.
Service is at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 19, 2006, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, with visitation 4:00 p.m., until service time; the Rev. David Sincock, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Racine, Wis., will officiate. At Max's request, cremation rites will be accorded.