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Robin Roe Martinez, 69, of Taylorville, passed away at 12:40 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
Robin was born October 18, 1951 in Anna, the daughter of Howard and Maxine (Forsythe) Roe.  She graduated from Taylorville High School in 1969, and over the years was employed by New Specialized Products, Georgia Pacific, Firestone, and All-Star Liquor.  Robin married David Martinez in September of 2000 in Taylorville.  In her youth, she coached youth soccer, and was a lifeguard and Red Cross swimming lesson instructor.  Robin also loved to play golf and softball.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother and sister-in-law, Chris and Norma Roe.
Robin is survived by her husband, David Martinez of Springfield; daughter, Heather Obil of Taylorville; grandchildren, Nicholas (wife, Crystal) Turner of Shelbyville, Noah Mills of Taylorville, and Paislie Obil of Taylorville; step-son, Gabriel Martinez of Coos Bay, OR; 4 step-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation will be provided, and the family will host a celebration of life at a later date.
The family has entrusted Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home in Taylorville with arrangements.
Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to share memories of Robin, or offer condolences to her family.

 

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