Wilbur G. Robison died March 24, 2016. He was born on April 7, 1931 in Des Moines, Iowa to Mike and Cora (Pond) Robison.
He served his country in the United States Marines Corps during the Korean conflict. Wilbur trained as an aviation mechanic. Wilbur married Sylvia Duvall on August 7, 1954; they were together for 62 years. They resided in Poplar Grove Illinois, where they raised three daughters. He was a member of North Boone Fire District #3. He served on the village board and was president of Boone Co. Conservation Council. He retired after 30 plus years at Sundstrand Aviation in Rockford, Illinois. They retired in 1989 to Pelican Lake, Wisconsin, where he was active in Pelican Lake Property Assoc. Wilbur considered himself a friend of the animals in the woods. He was an avid storyteller and hunter.
He is survived by wife Sylvia of Weyauwega; daughters: Maryann (fiancé Bart Maddrell) of Janesville, Diann (Fred) Pribbernow, and Doris Robison of Weyauwega. He is further survived by granddaughter, Kelly Bensing of Weyauwega; sisters, Joyce Helser of Pelican Lake, Virginia Bergman of Rhinelander; sister-in-law, Shirley Robison of Pelican Lake and many nieces and nephews. Wilbur was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leon and a sister, Eileen; brothers-in-law, Rudy Helser and LaVerne Bergman.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date at Enterprise Wisconsin, with burial at Enterprise Cemetery. The Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home in Weyauwega is serving the family.