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Flora 'Flo' Elaine Robbins

Flora "Flo" Elaine Robbins 94, of Kimball, Nebraska, died at Kimball Health Services Hospital on Saturday, January 13, 2024. Memorial services will be held on Wednesday January 17, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Randy Bohac officiating.  Friends may visit http://www.cantrellfh.com to view Flo's tribute wall and leave condolences and stories for the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her memory to Trinity United Methodist Church or the Kimball Health Services Hospital.

Flora "Flo" Elaine Robbins was born August 12, 1929, the daughter of Jules Crawford and Lilian (Herrel)Crawford at Brookhaven, Mississippi. She grew up in Brookhaven and graduated from High School.  On January 3, 1948 Flo was united in marriage with Jesse Wayne Robbins.  Together they lived in several states due to Wayne's employment in the oil field.  They lived in Mississippi, Louisiana,  North Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, before settling in Kimball, Nebraska.  Flo and Wayne owned and operated Z & S Construction Co. Inc. in Kimball.  Flo helped in making business decisions and performed the bookkeeping duties.

Flo was always interested in sports and loved to bowl and golf.  She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church and received her 75-year membership pin.  In 2009 she received the Women of the year award from the Kimball Chamber of Commerce.  Flo had a fun life in her 94 years. Flo and Wayne had many adventures in their numerous travels.  One of her most memorable trips was to Israel. They walked the path that Jesus walked and she watched Wayne put his feet in the Jordan river to the dismay of the tour guide.  Flo enjoyed other trips including Egypt where she rode a camel,  spending time in Finland, Sweden, Norway, and exploring parts of Russia just to name a few.

Survivors include daughter Barbara Elaine Robbins (deceased John Chase) Erie, Colorado; son Bud (Connie) Robbins, Cheyenne, Wyoming; daughter Susan (David) Haack, Kimball, Nebraska; daughter Janice (Jay) Berry, Cheyenne, Wyoming; Flo also leaves behind her grandchildren Chace (Tara) Robbins Midland Texas, Kaleigh(Kevin)Hamp Cheyenne, Wyoming, Christopher Haack Kimball, NE, Ashley (Jason)Noel Sidney, Nebraska, Stacia (Travis)Koch Cheyenne, Wyoming, Jessie(Robin) Dafoe, Cheyenne Wyoming, Amy(Lander) Nicodemus, Burns Wyoming, Ben(Hanna)Berry, Westminster, Colorado. She also leaves behind her great-grandchildren, Jamison Robbins; Nixon, Kennedy, Lincoln Hamp; Gage, Natalie, Logan Noel; Luke, Matthew, Jacob Koch; Asher, Hannah, Briggs Dafoe; Hattie, Hollis Nicodemus.

We are comforted by the fact that she is in Heaven with Wayne, the love of her life.

Flo was preceded in death by her parents, five sisters, two brothers and her husband Wayne Robbins.

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