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“I am so shocked and saddened to hear of Robin's passing. I was just thinking of her not too many months ago and wondering where she was and what she...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Paula Coyle - MN

“We are so saddened to hear of Robin's passing. We remember her to be so kind and caring. Jason, Bob, and Ruth - we are thinking of you all and hope...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jennifer Paron - Ypsilanti, MI

“I had the pleasure of working and getting to know Robin the last couple of years, My life was enriched by knowing her. I enjoyed hearing her talk...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Deborah Epper - Marquette, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Pamela Addis - Mineral Wells, WV

“Robin was taken way too soon. She will be sadly missed by our family. The time spent with us (especially our kids) will be NEVER be forgotten! ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Ted Grzelak and family - MI

“Robin and I were friends growing up. I always remember going to her house and playing outside and going to Chassell, and to some camp where I got my...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jennifer (Kelly) Lorenz - MI

“I worked with Robin at Kohls in the Jewelry Dept. We had wonderful conversations, she was such a lovely person. My thoughts and my prayers are with...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Lyons - Marquette, MI

“Robin you were taken much too soon. You were such a wonderful person, such a loving daughter and always kind and giving to everyone. I will...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lorrie Fiteny - Clarkston, MI

“You made me laugh and had such great times talking about our dogs. You were caring and loving and never had a bad word to say. I'm hoping that...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: mary beth rhodes - Negaunee, MI


Robin Justina Shepherd, 42, of Gwinn, passed away Sunday morning, September 29, 2013, at home, with her family by her side and under the care of Lake Superior Hospice.

She was born September 14, 1971, in Royal Oak, Michigan, the daughter of Robert and Ruth (Savalox) Shepherd. Robin grew up in Saline, Michigan and was a 1989 graduate of Saline High School.

She was employed in retail sales as an associate with Eddie Bauer in the Detroit area and later with Kohls Dept. Store in Marquette.

Robin was a talented artist who enjoyed the outdoors, biking, shopping and antiquing.

She is survived by her parents, Robert & Ruth Shepherd of Gwinn; a brother, Jason Shepherd of Ann Arbor, MI; and aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home in Marquette. A graveside service will take place in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m.

The Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com