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Marian Robinson, Michelle Obama’s Mother Has Died At 86


FILE-From right, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Michelle’s mother Marian Robinson, daughters Sasha, and Malia, look to the stage during the National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Ellipse in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. Marian Robinson, who moved with the first family to the White House when son-in-law Barack Obama was elected president, has died, according to an announcement by Michelle Obama and other family members Friday, May 31, 2024. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Marian Robinson the mother of former First Lady Michelle Obama, has died at 86. The Obamas said in a statement, “She passed peacefully this morning, and right now, none of us are quite sure how exactly we’ll move on without her.” Robinson notably moved into the White House once her son-in-law, Barack Obama, was elected president to help with granddaughters, Sasha and Malia. The Obamas statement noted about Robinson’s time at the White House, “We needed her. The girls needed her. And she ended up being our rock through it all.” We our extending our deepest condolences to The Robinson and Obama families.

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