GWINN - Robin Justina Shepherd, 42, of Gwinn, passed away Sunday morning, September 29, 2013, at home, with her family by her side and under the care of Lake Superior Hospice.
She was born September 14, 1971, in Royal Oak, Mich., the daughter of Robert and Ruth (Savalox) Shepherd. Robin grew up in Saline, Mich., and was a 1989 graduate of Saline High School.
She was employed in retail sales as an associate with Eddie Bauer in the Detroit area and later with Kohls Dept. Store in Marquette.
Robin was a talented artist who enjoyed the outdoors, biking, shopping and antiquing.
She is survived by her parents, Robert and Ruth Shepherd of Gwinn; a brother, Jason Shepherd of Ann Arbor, Mich.; and aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home in Marquette.
A graveside service will take place in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m.
The Canale-Gwinn Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com.