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Elizabeth A. “Liz” Robbins Bird
Elizabeth A. “Liz” Robbins Bird

Elizabeth A. “Liz” Robbins Bird, age 61 of Darlington, WI passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at her home in Darlington. She was born February 12, 1960 at St. Clare Hospital in Monroe, WI the daughter of Bernard and Lela (Riese) Caple. Liz grew up in Brodhead, WI where she graduated from Brodhead High School. She was united in marriage to Chris Robbins on August 11, 2017 in Darlington.

Liz is survived by her husband, Chris, at home; three children: Dan Caple, Nicole Caple, and Samantha Oblak; four grandchildren: Lisa, Zayden, Jaeli, and Bryce; two brothers: Bob (Dora) Miller and Arthur Caple; and two sisters: Marion Bliss and Dorothy Wunschel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother: Harvey Miller.

Liz was a huge football fan – always cheering on her Denver Broncos. She enjoyed driving on the country roads jamming to her favorite tunes. Liz spent a majority of her time outside – having a strong passion for nature. She cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and the memories they created together. She was always willing to help her family and friends anytime they needed help. Liz will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends.

Memorial services were held on Friday, May 7, 2021. The Erickson Funeral Home in Darlington is serving the family.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Liz’s name.