We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Jackson
Robyn D. VanThorre of Spring Arbor, Michigan, our loving mother, sister, and aunt passed away May 21, 2022 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Robyn was born September 10, 1961 in Jackson, MI. She was 1979 graduate of Western High School. She recently retired from the U.S. Postal Service as mail carrier after 35 years of service. She enjoyed the art of stained glass designing and building. She was a fun-loving person and always had a smile on her face. She made friends with everyone she met. This was apparent by all the friendships she created on her postal routes.
Surviving are her son, Derek DeForest; sister, Catherine “Corby” (Randy) DeForest; niece, Kaitlyn DeForest and her fiancé, Tyler Hoppe; former-husband, Terry (Cindy) DeForest; and many other family members and friends. Robyn was preceded in death by her mother, Juanita (Barkey) VanThorre and father, Ivan Clement VanThorre; cousin, Chuck Fisher.
Memorial Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 13, 2022 in the Watson Funeral Chapel, 2590 Spring Arbor Road, Jackson with Pastor Michael D. Mason officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 P.M. Sunday, June 12, at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Cascade Humane Society.
Cascades Humane Society
1515 Carmen Drive, Jackson MI 49202