Dorathea L. Robinson


MENDOTA - Dorathea Lena Robinson, 91, died July 17, 2021 at OSF Saint Paul Medical Center, Mendota.

Cremation rites have been accorded with the Neptune Society. Per her wishes, there will be no services. Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.

Dorathea was born Oct. 10, 1929 in Franklin Grove to Garfield and Mabel (Engel) Fritz. She married Harold D. McCully on Oct. 18, 1947 at St. John’s Lutheran Church They divorced in 1969. She married Richard “Robbie” Robinson in Sycamore in 1973. They divorced in 2005.

Survivors include her children, Gale (Diane) McCully, Janis Johnson and Jeff McCully, all of Mendota; three grandchildren, Scot (Ashley) McCully, Jamie (Tom) Olsen and Bradley McCully, all of Mendota; two great-grandchildren, Liam and Lennon; two stepsons, John Robinson of Mendota and Richard “Ricky” Robinson of LaSalle; and two step daughters, Laurie Robertson and Terrie Robinson, both of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husbands and two brothers, Theodore “Ted” Fritz and Russell Fritz.

Dorathea had a varied working career including employment at Westclox, Mendota Trouser Factory, Classon’s Superfoods and finally working as a CNA at the Mendota Lutheran Home, Heritage Nursing Home, and for home health.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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