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Robina Mae Wolfenden

October 1, 1942 — September 25, 2018

Robina Mae Wolfenden age 75, of Mullen, died on September 25, 2018, at the Great Plains Health Center in North Platte.

A Celebration of Life for Robina will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM MST at Flip’s Barn at Seneca.  Pulled pork sandwiches and drinks will be provided.  Bring a salad or dessert and join us to remember Robina.  Mullen Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be left at

Robina Mae Freeman was born to Eva Marceline (sister of Glen Garner) & Billy Dwyer Freeman on October 1, 1942, in Gordon, Nebraska.  She married Jerry Dean Wolfenden on October 16th, 1961. They spent 46 years together until his death on May 27, 2007.

They had four daughters:

Terri Hartman of Seneca, NE

Penni Wethington married to Dean Wethington of Dexter, MO

Cindi Beavers married to Steven Beavers of Holyoke, CO

Lori Thompson of Haxtun CO

Her Beloved grandchildren include:

Josh DeNaeyer of Gibbon, NE

Raquel DeNaeyer of Greeley, CO

Erin Tucci of Lakeland, GA

Caitlin Carrier of Cape Girardeau, MO

Shelby Beavers of Lakewood, CO

Veronica Beavers of Bethany College Lindsborg, KS

Gehrig Thompson of Haxtun, CO

Robina has one sister & brother-in-law, Sharon & Pete Hale of Montana. Niece Kimberly Fay, Nephew Dennis Hale, & Niece Renee Hale who preceded her in death. Also, great nieces & nephews.

Robina was a member of the Yankton Sioux Indian tribe. This earned her the loving nickname of “Chief” by Jerry all the years they were together. As children, all of us daughters remember the frightening words “Chief come do something with these kids!”.  That was dad’s form of discipline and it worked! She was known as Beans to many of her close family & friends.

She loved being a grandmother the most of all her many roles in her life.  She was known to all of them as Grandma Beanie.  All of the grandchildren will agree that a lot of their happiest, adventurous, animal loving, horse riding, free roaming in the country with cousins and maybe Grandma Beanie’s quirky discipline tactics memories are from spending time at Grandad & Grandma Beanies house.

Robina loved being out in the yard in the summertime. Countless miles of dragging hoses around yards where ever she lived. If she didn’t answer the phone you could bet, she was on her John Deere mower. Oh, my goodness the damage she did the year she got a chainsaw!

We know you are now in peace & reunited with the love of your life.

Know that we love you and you will be missed Mom/Grandma Beanie

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