October 18, 2015
Georgene (Iles) Robb
Georgene (Iles) Robb peacefully passed away the morning of October 7, 2015 in Longmont, Colorado at the age of 94. She was born on November 2, 1920 to George and Barbara (Allan) Iles of Craig, Colorado. She married Wm. John Robb II on December 13, 1942 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Denver, Colorado. She lived most of her married life in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and was active in P.E.O. and a patron of the Cedar Rapids Symphony. Georgene worked occasionally for Frank Magid Associates in Marion, Iowa. She was well known for being a gracious hostess at her home for family and community events and for the many programs that she did for different organizations. Georgene was very creative and artistic and enjoyed her many volunteer positions in the community. In 1996 she was awarded the State of Iowa Governor’s Volunteer Award and the Phi Beta Kappa Society Award in 2006 for her leadership and uncommon dedication to advancing the liberal arts and sciences.
Georgene is survived by her loving family of three sons and two daughters: Bill (Chris) of Winnetka, IL., George (Nancy) of Concord, MA., Don of North Platte, NE., Barb (Kal) Bovee of Webb, IA. and Anne (Rick) Vaughn of Boulder, CO. Her grandchildren who will miss her are John, Heather, Kelly, Leslie, Jason, Allison, Andy and Alec. Georgene was also blessed with 8 great grandchildren.
Interment will be at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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