death of Gilbert M. Robins of Sovereign, Sask., for many years a
resident of Simcoe, occurred at his home on 29 May 1919.
Deceased was in his 44th
year and had been in poor health for many years. Death was due to
heart trouble and came unexpectedly.
Although Mr. Robins had
spent many months in the hospitals at Rochester, Minn. and in
Saskatoon, Sask., no help seemed available.
He had been formerly an
energetic business man, having always taken much interest in the
advancement of his home town, and was a member of the council,
school and church boards.
He leaves to mourn his loss
a widow and four children: Mrs. Almer Head of Sovereign,
Gordon, Velma and Bessie, all of Sovereign, Sask.;
also four sisters and three brothers:
John of Milton, Sask.,
George and Charles of Brantford,
Mrs. Clara Hunter, Mrs. Jos. Bates of Lynnville;
Mrs. F. Ward of Sovereign, Sask., and
Miss Edna Robins of Ellaton.
Mrs. Hunter and Mrs. Ward attended the funeral.
Deceased was an active
member of the Sovereign Methodist Church. Interment took place on
Saturday, May 31st to Rosetown Cemetery, services being in charge of
the Masons and Revs. Mr. Stephens and Mr. McMann. A memorial service
was held on Sunday at Sovereign, Sask.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Irwin of
Simcoe are parents of Mrs. Robins. This make three deaths in the
family in the last four months: Mrs. Robins' mother on 27 Jan 1919
and Miss Kate Robins on 2 Mar 1919. Much sympathy is felt for the