Robin T. McNally, age 58, of Prospect Street, Munising, died on Wednesday afternoon, February 27, 2013 at Marquette General Hospital following a two year illness. She was born on April 21, 1954 in Munising to Wayne and Marvel (Lord) McNally. Robin graduated from Sacred Heart School and then Wm. G. Mather High School in 1972. She served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. Robin married Gary Taylor and together had four children. They lived in Lombard, Illinois and then Hortonville, Wisconsin. Robin was a homemaker, beautician, and an accountant clerk for United Tribe. Robin had a deep faith and was respectful and loyal. She was a bit of an adventurer and free spirit that moved her around the Upper Peninsula. Robin was a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and was proud of her native heritage. She enjoyed sewing, music, dancing, woodcarving, and riding her bicycle. Robin was a good cook and had a green thumb.
She is survived by her children – Renee (Joel) Taylor of Appleton, WI, Isaac Taylor of Kaukauna, WI, Herbert (Elizabeth) Taylor of Madison, WI, and Kyle Taylor of Appleton, WI; grandchildren – Dante, Avra, Sienna, and one on the way; mother – Marvel McNally of Munising; brothers – Michael (Kym) McNally of South Haven, MI, Kenneth McNally of Munising, and Vincent (Mary) McNally of Kalamazoo; sisters – Lou-Ann (Henry) Bush of Kinross and Mary Jo Purtee of Munising; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Robin was preceded in death by her father Wayne McNally.
Visitation will be held at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Monday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. there will be a time of memory sharing with family and friends. Father Chris Gardiner will conduct Robin’s funeral Mass on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church in Munising at 11:00 a.m.