Robert Frank Robbins (Dakota Bob)

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Our Dad, Grandpa, and Great-Grandpa began eternal life with Christ our Lord and Savior on June 8, 2012. He left for his journey surrounded and embraced with the infinite and gracious love of his family.

He was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on June 10, 1939.Though well traveled, and holding a soft spot for Texas, Florida, and Arkansas, he spent the majority of his days in Northern California. He is survived by what he considered his greatest accomplishment, his pride and joy, his legacy, his "Clan." His "Clan" includes: son Troy Robbins, his wife Julie Robbins, daughter Kim Fuller, her husband Paul Fuller, son Todd Robbins, his wife Jennifer Robbins, daughter Kelly Sturtz, her husband Derek Sturtz, his Grandchildren; Troy Robbins Jr., his wife Tara Robbins, Cody Robbins, Jesse Robbins, Travis Fuller, Trent Fuller, Trevor Fuller, Bodie Robbins, Chace Robbins, Kylee Robbins, Chloe Robbins, Lauren Sturtz, Lindsey Sturtz, Ashley Sturtz, Sara Sturtz, and Great-Grandchildren; James Robbins, Preston Robbins, and Lane Robbins. We are all forever impressioned by his strength, wisdom, and love.

Services will be held at Saint Anne's Catholic Church in Cottonwood, Calif., on Friday, June 22, 2012. A Vigil will begin at 6:30 P.M., followed by a Funeral Mass commencing at 7:30 P.M. There will be a reception to follow at the Cottonwood Community Center. Information and a memory book may be accessed through Chapel of the Flowers in Red Bluff, CA. ( If you would like to make a memorial contribution, please consider anonymously donating Christmas dinner to a family in need during the holidays, as this was one of the many things he enjoyed doing for others.