Source: News-Journal

Robin D. Lahman (1929-2010)

Robinson Diehl "Robin" Lahman, 81, of North Manchester, died Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 8:20 p.m. at his home. He was born January 1, 1929 in Madison, Wisconsin, to Carroll P. and Hazel D. (Robinson) Lahman.

Robin married Jeanette M. Miller in Franklin Grove, Illinois, on June 10, 1951. He was a 1947 graduate of Albion, Michigan, High School and a 1951 graduate of the University of Illinois, where he was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity.

He was a retired farmer and also owned and operated Lahman Feed and Milling in Franklin Grove, Illinois. He was a member of the North Manchester Church of the Brethren and Rotary Club. He also did volunteer work with the North Manchester Historical Society and was a Friend of Manchester College. His passions were his church, his family, and stewardship of the land. He lived in Franklin Grove until moving to North Manchester in 1987.

Robin is survived by his wife, Jeanette M. Lahman of North Manchester; four children, John R. (Deb) Lahman of Peoria, Arizona, and his children Angela (Brian) Yoder, Andy (Andrea) Lahman, and Aaron Lahman, Mary (David) Sollenberger of North Manchester, and her children Joshua, Micah, and Christina Sollenberger, David (Mary) Lahman of North Manchester, and his children Kristen and Kyle Lahman, and Barbara (Gary Hogle) Lahman, of North Manchester and her children Shane and Joel Hogle; three great grandchildren, Elena and Dasan Yoder and Grant Lahman; and sister, Ruth E. Adams of Alhambra, California.

Memorial services will be held at Manchester Church of the Brethren, 1306 Beckley Street, North Manchester, on Sunday, September 26 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Kurt Borgmann officiating. Family and friends will gather after the service at the church.

Preferred memorial is the Timbercrest Trail Fund.