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David Henry Robinette

May 18, 1938 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 79)

David Henry Robinette, 79, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at his home.

David was born May 18, 1938, in Alpena to the late Edward and Loretta (Dion) Robinette. On January 16, 1960, he married Della Ann Pillsbury. She preceded him in death on June 19, 2015. David played football at Alpena Catholic Central and received an athletic scholarship to play for the University of Wyoming, returning to Alpena to start a long career at the Presque Isle Corporation until his retirement. David was a member of the P.K. Fletcher Gun Club, Alpena Sportsmen’s Club, and Pistol League.

Surviving are his three daughters, Kelly Robinette, Kimberly (Nat) Salziger, Kendra (Dan) Benavides; 3 grandchildren, Nicholas Hartman, Kristen Hartman, Kiegan McNamara; sister, Rosalie Robinette; two brothers, Kenneth (Janet) Robinette, and Michael (Anna) Robinette.

A private graveside service will take place. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Della Robinette Memorial Nursing Scholarship at Alpena Community College.

Donations may be made to:

Della Robinette Memorial Nursing Scholarship
665 Johnson Street, Alpena MI 49707