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Robin Joyce Smith, 64, a third-generation resident of Cove, died Nov. 11 at her home. A memorial service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Union United Methodist Church. Private burial was held at the Cove Cemetery.
Robin was born on Oct. 16, 1943, to Jay M. and Guyene J. (Fuller) Martin in McMinnville. She graduated from Cove High School with the Class of 1961 and in 1962 graduated from Yakima Business College.
On May 24, 1968, she married Stephen B. Smith in Cove. Over the years she worked for the Yakima Potato Commission, La Grande First National Bank, as secretary of the Cove School and as a kindergarten teacher in Cove. She homeschooled her grandchildren for nine years.
Survivors include her husband, Stephen of Cove; children, Shannon Smith of Big Sky, Mont., Heidi Kast of Pendleton and Dustin Smith of Cove; and six grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to GRH Hospice or the Union Methodist Church.
Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center is in charge of arrangements.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending November 17, 2007 – Published: November 17, 2007