Monday, July 20, 2020

Obituary Ed Robeson

Edward G. Robeson was born on January 30,1936 to Lynn W. and Rachel F. (Wiley) Robeson at Burton, Nebraska. He passed away on July 9, 2020 at Fillmore County Hospital in Geneva, Nebraska at the age of 84 years, 5 months and 20 days.

His father passed away when he was 5 years old. His mom and him moved to Richland, Missouri with his two younger sisters Marvel and Jean. Ed graduated from Richland High School in 1953. On June 5,1955 he married Holly Peters and they resided in Bassett, Nebraska. Edward was in the Army from 1957 to 1960.

In 1967, the family moved to Exeter, Nebraska where they lived with their four children Lynn, Larry, Lyle and Lori. Edward coached little league baseball for many years. He was also a truck driver for the majority of his working life. He enjoyed playing cards with his friends at the Exeter and Fairmont senior centers, loved selling pickle cards on bingo nights, always had a garden, and he enjoyed attending his granddaughters’ events.

Ed was preceded in death by his father Lynn W. Robeson; mother Rachel F. Stenson; step-father J.H Stenson; and sister Judy Roberts.

Edward is survived by his wife Holly Robeson of Exeter, Nebraska; siblings Marvel Betherum of Springfield, Missouri, Jean Rust of Cobool, Missouri, and Jerry Stenson of Fayette, Missouri; children Lynn and Debbie (Fields) Robeson of Omaha, Nebraska, Larry Robeson of Exeter, Nebraska, Lyle and Lisa (Spadt) Robeson of Lincoln, Nebraska, Lori and Don Franzluebbers of Dodge, Nebraska; grandchildren Karly and Ben Topp of Cortland, Nebraska; Kendra Robeson of Lincoln, Nebraska, Kallie Robeson of Lincoln, Nebraska, Emily Franzluebbers, Elizabeth Franzluebbers, and Erin Franzluebbers of Dodge, Nebraska; great grandchildren Axel Topp, Carter MacGowan and Colt Fenn.

A Memorial Service for Ed was held on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Farmer Funeral Home in Exeter, Nebraska. Pastor Katherine Rahorst officiated the service. The recorded selections “How Great Thou Art” and “The Lord’s Prayer” were played during the service.

Honorary Pallbearers listed for the service included Karly Topp, Kendra Robeson, Kallie Robeson, Emily Franzluebbers, Elizabeth Franzluebbers, and Erin Franzluebbers.

Following the Memorial Service, Inurnment was held in the Exeter Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the William Sullivan Exeter American Legion Post 218.

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