Catherine Robyn

    Catherine ‘Katie’ Robyn, 95, of Kalamazoo, died April 8, 2019.
    She is survived by her two children, Jill Jean (Charlie Merrill) of Bainbridge Island, WA, and Ron (Karen) Robyn of Kalamazoo. She was the proud grandmother of two granddaughters, Emilie Ofiara and Marielle (Kyle) Bishop; great-grandmother to June Catherine Ofiara, Maya Eileen and Blake Jackson Bishop; and aunt to Jon (Annette) Pellowe, Julie (Mike) Clancy and numerous other nieces and nephews.
    Katie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jack;  her parents, brothers and other extended family members.
    A private memorial service and burial will take place at a later date.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or the Alzheimer’s Association.
    The family would like to thank the staff of Park Village Pines, The Heritage Community, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan and Dr. Mark Schauer for the care and support that was given to our mother over the years. Their dedication and friendship made a wonderful difference in her life.
    Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, (269) 375-2900.
    Visit Katie’s personal webpage at:, to archive a favorite memory of photo of her and sign her online guestbook.


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