Marie (Holmen) Robinette of Greenfield, Wis., went home to the Lord Jan. 26, 2016, at the age of 89, surrounded by her loving family. Survived by her beloved husband of 66 years, Don. Loving mother of Don (Diane) Robinette, David (Shirley) Robinette, Sue (Jim) Koch, Mary (Bob) Binter, Tom (Mary) Robinette and Jim (the late Tracey) Robinette. Proud Grandmother of Kristi (Dan), Jason, Tara, Rachel (Anthony), Aaron, Chad, Lyndsie (Elliot), Amanda (Collin), Ashley (Jade), Christopher, Sarah, Brooke and Kyle. Further survived by five great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Marie was born in Nordfjord, Norway, and emigrated to this country at the age of three. Raised in Mason City, Iowa, the second youngest of four children. Marie received a degree in Elementary Education from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. While caring for her beloved family, Marie worked as the bookkeeper for her husband’s business.
Marie will always be remembered for her warm, loving spirit, and she will be profoundly missed and continue to live in the hearts of those fortunate enough to have known her.
A special thanks goes out to the nurses on the third floor surgical ICU at St. Luke's Hospital. Your compassionate care did not go unnoticed. Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Entombment followed at St. Adalbert Cemetery.