Sister Patricia Robinson, BVM

August 7, 2019


Sister Patricia Robinson, BVM, (Danella), 87, of 1050 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Marian Hall.

Visitation will be from 9-10:15 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in the Marian Hall Chapel. Sharing of Memories will be at 10:15 a.m., followed immediately by the Mass of Christian Burial. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Sister Pat was an elementary teacher in Des Moines, Iowa; Chicago; and Butte, Mont.; a secondary teacher in Mundelein, Ill; and Lincoln, Nebr.; and a substitute teacher in South Bend, Ind.  She was a teaching and research assistant at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind.; and a sociology professor at St. Joseph College, Rensselaer, Ind.

She was born on April 5, 1932, in Chicago, to Daniel and Mary A. Burg Robinson. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1950, from Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Chicago. She professed first vows on March 19, 1953, and final vows on July 16, 1958.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Mary Ellen Quinn and Jean (Richard) Payne; sisters-in-law Barbara Robinson and Glenda Robinson; and brother-in-law Roland Schuck.  She is survived by sisters Elizabeth Schuck and Grace (Joseph) Barney, all of Illinois; a brother Daniel Robinson of Indiana, a brother-in-law Robert Quinn; nieces; nephew(s) and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 68 years.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at

Leonard Funeral Home and Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Rd, Dubuque, IA  52003 is in charge of arrangements.

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