Marilyn E. Robbins, 84, of Lafayette, passed away at Franciscan St. Elizabeth East Hospital Sunday afternoon, January 16, 2022. Marilyn was born in Hillsdale, MI June 4, 1937, the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Mote) Flora, and was a graduate of Chester Township High School, North Manchester, IN. She had resided in Lafayette since 1958. Marilyn first married Ronald E. Zimpelman in 1955, and they later divorced. She later married Marvin A. Robbins at Lafayette September 5, 1981, and he preceded her in death December 23, 2013. Marilyn was employed as office manager and assistant agent with Gene Metzger, State Farm Agency. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and the Johnson’s Rags Dance Club. Surviving is a daughter, Rhonda Koning (Barry) of Lafayette; two sons, Barry Zimpelman (Shari) of West Lafayette and Brent Zimpelman (Danae Shackelford) of Lafayette. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Rachel, Patrick, Charlie and Andrew along with 5 great-grandchildren, Brynlee, Olivia, Maelyn, Tegan and Westen and a great-grandson expected soon. She was preceded in death by a brother, Bruce Flora and a sister, Patricia Frye. Friends may call at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, 1104 Columbia St. from 3 until 6 PM Saturday January 22. A graveside service will be scheduled in the spring of 2022, with a Celebration of Life Service at that time. Those desiring may contribute in memoriam to St. Elizabeth Hospice or the American Heart Association. Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home of Lafayette is honored to serve the Robbins/Zimpelman family. Please leave memories and condolences at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com
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