Doris Jean Robbins

Doris Jean Robbins, 73, of Keosauqua, Iowa, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Monday, December 5, 2022, at the Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua, Iowa.

She was born on October 29, 1949, in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Ray and Viola (Brockway) Basquin. On January 5, 1978, she married Kenneth Robbins in Keosauqua, Iowa. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include her three sisters: Diana Boyd of Valley Falls, Kansas, Pat Bean of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Suzanne Downer of Sperry, Iowa and one brother: Kenneth Basquin of Allerton, Iowa. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband: Kenneth.

Doris was a graduate of Mediapolis High School. She worked at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Hawkeye Steel and Siliconics in California. She enjoyed playing Bingo and mushroom hunting. Doris was always known for helping others.

Her body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at the Harness Cemetery near Mt. Sterling, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers or memorials, the family asks that people do a kind deed for someone in her memory.

Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at