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Terry "TR" Lee Robinson

Terry "TR" Lee Robinson

Terry "TR" Lee Robinson, 56, of Cass Lake, Minnesota lost his battle with cancer and passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at his home.

Terry was born September 4, 1956 in Cass Lake, Minnesota to Richard and Gladys (Bobolink) Robinson, Sr. He lived a short time in Montana and then returned to Cass Lake where he has remained his entire life. Terry worked various jobs including being employed at the casino in maintenance.

Terry enjoyed trips to the casino, visits from friends, playing chess and cribbage, and reading and doing word puzzles. He was a die-hard Vikings fan, even in the losing seasons. Above all Terry loved his family, and looked forward to spending time with his grandchildren. He will be missed.

Terry is survived by Judith Fairbanks, sons; Ronald Shabaiash, Chris Shabaiash, Byron (Shanowa) Garbow, Terry (Rikki) Robinson, Jr., Charlie Bongo, daughters; Judee (Benjamin) Garbow, Amber (Travis) Fairbanks, brothers; Richard (Valerie)Jr., Martin "Mutt" (Lila), Larry "Weiner" (Helen), sisters; Kelly (Tony) and Sue, twelve grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents Gladys and Richard Robinson, two sons; Zach and Skye, sister Bonnie, and aunties Doege and Babe.

The wake for Terry will begin Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 5:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cass Lake and run until 1:00 pm service time on Monday, January 7, 2013 with Father George Ross officiating. Interment will be in the Chippewa Bible Church Cemetery. The Dennis Funeral Home of Cass Lake assisted the family in making service arrangements. Share on-line condolences at