Mike Robbins

   Michael C. Robbins, 58, died May 1, 2022 at his home in Belmond. A memorial visitation was held May 7 at Ewing Funeral Home. A private family graveside service was held.

  Michael Craig was born on Feb. 2, 1964 in Jefferson. When Mike was five years old he became a part of Merle and Beverly Robbins’ family. Mike grew up in Belmond and graduated from Belmond High School in 1982.

  Mike then attended NIACC for a while and later graduated from Marshalltown Community College with a degree in machine trades tool and die. He worked many years in the tool and die industry. He operated his own business for the past four years.

  Mike married Kathy (Templeton) Robbins and they were blessed with two children, Kellie and Jaymeson. They later divorced.

  Mike loved rebuilding engines and restoring old cars or anything mechanical. He restored guitars and enjoyed playing the guitar. Mike’s latest hobby was riding his Harley on the open road.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Sheryl; and uncle Harold Buseman.

  Mike is survived by his children Kellie (Ben) Knutson and Jaymeson Robbins (Lay Moore); biological siblings Kevin, Mark, Scott, Jerry, Shannon and Glen; aunt Donna Buseman; and dear friend and partner in crime Dave Dockwell.