Honoring Mae Elizabeth Robinsonby Representative Jeff Denham
Posted on 2013-12-12
in the house of representatives
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Mr. DENHAM. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge and honor the
life of a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-
great-grandmother Mae Elizabeth Robinson. She was born on October 9,
1917, and departed her earthly habitat to join Heaven's family on
December 5, 2013. She was the center of the family universe and will be
Mae was a licensed psychiatric technician for the State of California. She loved her family first and loved to host family dinners, which were well known, especially for her fried chicken. In her later years she enjoyed playing cards with her retired friends.
Mae Robinson was an active member nearly 54 years of the Escalon Republican Women Federated Club, California Federation of Republican Women and National Federation of Republican Women. At age 96, Mae served most recently as Vice President of the Escalon RWF club and participated in meetings, activities, Escalon Park Fete, and `Get out the Vote' efforts in the last election cycle. Mae was known as Mrs. Republican Woman in the Escalon community and served as a mentor to many with great enthusiasm and energy.
Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Robinson and son, Charles Alfred Robinson.
She leaves behind three children: Colleen Woods (Fresno), Bonnie Tabor (Modesto), Carl Robinson (Stockton), and a daughter-in-law, Helen Robinson; two siblings: Gladys Eiland (Los Angeles) and Alfred Stapleton (Modesto); six grandchildren: Rick McCombs (Modesto), Cindy Brown (Fresno), Michael McCombs (Modesto), Diane Goin (Clovis), Cheryl Camacho (San Antonio, TX) and Robbie Robinson (San Angelo, TX).
[[Page E1855]] Mr. Speaker, please join me in honoring Mae Elizabeth Robinson for her accomplishments and contributions. The life of Mae Robinson serves as an example of excellence to those in her life, and her legacy will not be soon forgotten.