Chloris Robinson

  Chloris V. Robinson, 86, Belmond died Sept. 5, 2020 at the Rehabilitation Center of Belmond. Services were held Sept. 12 at the Belmond United Methodist Church. Burial was at the Belmond Cemetery.

  Chloris Verdelle was born Dec. 31, 1933 in Webster City to Myron and Velma (Dick) Anderson. She attended school in Stanhope, graduating from high school in 1952. She then attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls, completing that program in 1956.

  Chloris taught biology and junior high science in Britt for seven years. During that time, she met Donald G. Robinson of Britt. They were married June 10, 1962 at the Stanhope Christian Church. They continued to make their home in Britt, relocating to Belmond in November 1963. The couple was blessed with sons Daniel and Rick.

  Chloris operated her own house painting business for 19 years, while teaching tennis in the summer. She also worked part time at Printing Services for 33 years. She wrote the Know Your Neighbor column for the Belmond Independent from March 2011 to December 2016.

  Chloris was a long-time member of the Belmond United Methodist Church where she was active in choir, circle and served on various boards.

  Chloris enjoyed listening to music, playing in the summer community band and Tuba Christmas, watching sports, photography, and riding her moped around Belmond.

  Chloris was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Donald in September 2002.

  Chloris is survived by her children Dan (Julie) Robinson of Dallas Center and Rick Robinson of Des Moines; and grandchildren Jazmin (Jared) of Pleasantville, Irie (Thomas) of Carroll, Jennyfer of Des Moines, Jaymes (Kaycee) of West Des Moines, Jeremyah of Dallas Center, and Jaycob of Dallas Center.

  It was Chloris’ wish that memorials be directed to the Belmond United Methodist Church.