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Thomsen, Robin (Larimore) (1936 - 2023)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 1/27/2023 at 16:22:19

Name of deceased: Robin Thomsen (nee Larimore)

Aged: 86 yrs, 11 mo, 13 days

Residence: Elk Horn, IA

Born: Jan. 28, 1936; Monroe, Platte County, NE

Died: Jan. 10, 2023; Elk Horn, Shelby County, IA

Funeral services: Monday, Jan. 16, 2023; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kimballton, IA; burial was in Graceland Cemetery, Avoca, IA

Survived by: Husband of Gene "Beaner" Thomsen of Elk Horn, IA; children, Lori (spouse, Paul) Petters of Omaha, NE, Dawn (spouse, Dave) Schueman of Avoca, IA, and Sally Jacobsen of Avoca, IA; grandchildren, Emily Blake, Maggie (spouse, Joe) Wendt, Tessa (spouse, Evan) Randolph, Sam (spouse, Jenna) Schueman, Davis (spouse, Josie) Jacobsen, Ben (spouse, Caitlyn) Jacobsen, and Hana (spouse, Cody) Smoot; great-grandchildren, Maysen, Lucas, Genevieve, Lane, and one on the way; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, Arthur and Elsie (nee Schilling) Larimore; siblings, Don Larimore, Phyllis Bintz, and Colleen Rutenbeck; sister-in-law, Hattie Larimore; brothers-in-law, Earl Bintz and Charles Rutenbeck

Education: Graduated from Avoca (IA) High School, Class of 1953

Religious affiliation: Baptized at the Monroe (IA) Evangelical Free Church; was confirmed at the Lutheran church while she and Gene were living in Atlantic, IA, and was very active in the church: she taught Sunday school and served as president and treasurer of the Ladies' Aid organization, served on the church council as stewardship head and as secretary. She was a member of the church prayer group and many other groups.

Military service: n/a

Marriage: Eugene Thomsen; Nov. 10, 1956; Avoca Presbyterian Church, Avoca, IA

Employment: After her high school graduation, Robin was employed by Iowa Power and Light Company, Avoca, IA, Olive's Dress Shop in Atlantic, IA, and the Atlantic News Telegraph in Atlantic, IA.

Hobbies/Interests: Enjoyed golfing with friends, bridge clubs, reading, gardening, sewing, and family vacations. She had a love for traveling with Gene to Canada, Ireland, Denmark, Germany, the Bahamas, Hawaii, and throughout the U. S. Member, P.E.O. Chapter GC, Avoca, IA

Sources: kjan.com; pauleyjones.com


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