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Robbie Dee Thompson

Submitted by Andy Grambau on July 13, 2018 – 5:23 pmNo Comment

Robbie Dee Thompson, 68, of Alpena, passed away suddenly at Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Alpena on Sunday July 8, 2018. Robbie was born on Aug. 4, 1949 in Detroit, MI. to Robert and Oriet (Lund) Wilcox. On May 4, 1970 Robbie married the love of her life John Thompson. They were married in the Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor, MI. ln her younger years Robbie enjoyed racing sailboats and just being around the water. In fact, John and Robbie were members of the Alpena Yacht Club where she was also part of the Alpena Yacht Club Shipmates for several years. They also enjoyed breeding and raising Old English Sheep Dogs for some time. Robbie was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years John Thompson, 3 children, Geraldine Elizabeth Thompson Perla of Jensen Beach, FL., Megan Thompson (former son in law Robert Huntley) of Yspilanti, MI., and Raleigh (Andrew) Rees Thompson of Berkley, MI., 4 grandchildren, Forrest Huntley, Kieran Rees, Callum Rees, and Gethynn Rees.

Robbie has been taken for cremation from McWilliams Funeral Home. A memorial service will be announced in a future edition of The News. Online condolences may be registered at www.mcwilliamsfh.com. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to Huron Humane Society.

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