Sunday, August 24, 1969; p. A-8
Retired Waterford Peach Rancher, Veterinarian Dies
Stanley A Robinette, 74, of Waterford, retired peach rancher and veterinarian, died Friday evening in a local hospital following a lengthy illness.
Services will be held at 9 AM tomorrow at Franklin and down funeral home with the Rev. Ernest Trapp officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park.
A native of Missouri, Robinette had lived in Waterford since 1945 where he was a rancher until retiring in 1965. He was a graduate of the Washington State College school of veterinary medicine and practiced privately and with government agencies in Southern California befor moving to Waterford.
Robinette served in the US Marine Corps during World War I and held a variety of jobs after he was discharged in 1920. He was chief of police on Guam during his service years and served as police chief in Ashland, Oregon upon returning to the states.
He later moved to Alaska, where he was a heavy equipment operator and trapper, to earn money to attend college. Last January Robinette's first book, "My Brothers Keeper" was released by Vantage Press and he was working on a second book, a World War I spy story his first book was about life on a Midwestern farm at the turn of the century. He was a member of the Community Baptist Church of Waterford and Veterans of World War I, Waterford barracks.
Survivors include his widow, Elizabeth Robinette of Waterford; three brothers, Virgil, Frank and Don Robinette, all of Missouri a nephew and two nieces.
Sunday, August 24, 1969; p. C-8
In Modesto, August 22, Stanley A. Robinette, dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth Robinette of Waterford; brother of Frank Robinette, Virgil Robinette, Dan Robinette of Missouri and the late Earl Robinette; uncle of Don Robinette and Mrs. Roberta Latorre of Torrence and Mrs. Doris Smith San Diego. A native of Missouri, age 74 years. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 9 AM by the Rev. Ernest Trapp at Franklin and Downs funeral home, 12th and G streets. Committal, Lakewood Memorial Park [Hughson].
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