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Sterling K. Robbins II

July 22, 1966 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 54)

Obituary

Sterling Keith Robbins II, 54, of Garrett, died Sunday, Jan., 31, 2021 at his home. Sterling was born July 22, 1966 in San Diego, California and was a 1985 graduate of Garrett High School. Sterling was an officer on the Garrett Police Department for 25 years serving as a detective for eight of those years. He was currently working as a technician at Phoenix Mechanical. Sterling was a volunteer for the Special Olympics and was also a member of Garrett VFW Post 1892. He is survived by his wife Kembra Robbins of Garrett; children, Steven Minnich of Garrett, Morgan (John) Stump of Fort Wayne, Colton Robbins of Fort Wayne, Mason Bowland of Garrett, and Braelyn Robbins of San Diego, California; grandson, Trae Minnich; step-mother, Wilma Davis of Auburn; brothers, Derrick Robbins of Illinois; Kevin Robbins of Fort Wayne, Adam McPherson of Auburn and Phillip Mooney of Fort Wayne; sister, Kim Baumgartner of Stockton, California; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Orville and Melody Rolston of Auburn; sister-in-law, Bettina (Larry Maple) Pepple of Auburn. He was preceded in death by his father, Sterling Keith Robbins; mother, Helen Combs; and a brother, Brian Robbins. Visitation for Sterling will be held on Thursday from 12-4 p.m. & 6-9 p.m. at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn.Recital of the rosary will be held at 4:30 on Thursday at the funeral home.  A private funeral service will be held. Burial will be held in Cedar Creek Cemetery, Auburn. Memorial donations may be made to DeKalb Humane Society. Per the Governor’s mandate, face masks will be required and only 50 people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 4, 2021

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services
502 N. Main Street
Auburn, IN 46706

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
February 4, 2021

4:30 PM
Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services
502 N. Main Street
Auburn, IN 46706

Visitation
Thursday
February 4, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services
502 N. Main Street
Auburn, IN 46706

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