Maxie J. Robinson was born to Frank and Sadie (Strangman) Robinson, at the Brewster Hospital in Holdrege, Nebraska, on January 14, 1934. He went to his heavenly home on Monday, April 18, 2016, at the Golden Living Center, Franklin, Nebraska, at the age of 82 years, 3 months, and 4 days.
Maxie attended school at Bloomington for 12 years, graduating in 1952. He attended the University of Nebraska for three years, and then he volunteered for the draft and entered the Army, October 1955 and served in Korea from April 1956 to February 1957.
Max and Coletta Himmelberg were marred April 27, 1957, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lawrence, Nebraska. To this union were born three sons - Thomas, James, and John.
After getting married, Max and Coletta moved into the same house that he was raised in. Max lived there all of his life.
Max was noted for raising and talking about hogs for years, and always looked for someone to discuss the commodity markets with him. Max and Coletta met on the dance floor, and spent many evenings during their lives dancing. He spent many hours riding his 4 wheeler out in the pasture while fixing fence, cutting weeds and cedar trees.
Max was preceded in death by his parents - Frank and Sadie (Strangman) Robinson. He is survived by his wife, Coletta of Bloomington, Nebraska; three sons - Thomas Robinson of Oshkosh, Nebraska, James and wife, Sue Robinson of Bloomington, Nebraska, and John Robinson and wife, Melanie Lawson of Perkins, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The mass of Christian burial will be (was) Saturday, April 23, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., at St. Katherine-Drexel Catholic Church, Franklin, Nebraska, with Father Frank Paul celebrating. Mrs. Katie Murphy will serve (served) as organist. Casket bearers will be (were): Jarad Robinson, Cody Robinson, Heath Robinson, Tower Robinson, Cole Robinson, and Ryan Nootz. Honorary casket bearers will be (were): Suzy Nootz, Conner Nootz, Jaxon Nootz, Sadie Houck, Tucker Robinson, EmyJay Houck, Lyndsay Robinson, Ryan Robinson, Wyatt Robinson, Westen Robinson, Quintin Robinson, Andrea Robinson, Addison Robinson, and Hadlee Robinson. Interment will be (was) in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Bloomington, Nebraska. Visitation will be (was) Friday, April 22, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hutchins Funeral Home, Franklin, Nebraska. Vigil service will be (was) Friday, April 22, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Katherine-Drexel Catholic Church, Franklin, Nebraska. Online condolences can be left at www.hutchinsfh.com. Hutchins Funeral Home, Franklin, Nebraska, was in charge of arrangements.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
St. Katherine-Drexel Catholic Church
Franklin, Nebraska 68939