Mary Elizabeth Robinson, 88, of
Caldwell, died Thursday, February 18, 1993, at a Homedale care
center of natural causes. Funeral services will be
conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 22, 1993, at the
Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Pastors Gerald Crownover
and Ray Yekel of the First Assembly of God Church, "The
Domes", Caldwell, Idaho, will officiate. The services
will conclude at the chapel and a private interment will be at
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
Mrs. Robinson was born March 7, 1904, in a sod house in Custer
County, Nebraska. She was the seventh child of George
and Sylvia Kidd Williams. She was reared and educated in
Nebraska. She married Homer Hardesty January 28, 1924,
at Torrington, Wyoming. They resided at Morrill, Nebraska,
after their marriage. To this union, one child, a
daughter Lurana, was born. They were later divorced.
On February 19, 1944, she married Oral Robinson at Morrill,
Nebraska, and they lived at Cheyenne, Wyoming, until October
1963, when they moved to Caldwell, Idaho, to be near her
She was a member of the First
Assembly of God Church, "The Domes," Caldwell, Idaho.
She was active in the Women's Ministry at the church as long
as her health was good.
were crocheting, sewing and raising African violets. She
was Mother of the Year in 1991 at the rest home she was in.
She was "Mom" to Lurana and Ray; "Grandma" to her
grandchildren; "Aunti Beth" and "Aunt Lizzie" to her nieces
and nephews. She was loved by all of her family and will
be greatly missed.
She is survived by
her daughter and son-in-law, Lurana and Raymond Yekel of
Parma, ID; 5 grandchildren and spouses, Cynthia Krause of
Greenleaf, ID, Nancy and Dick Biven and Karla and Steve
Birdsell of Boise, ID, Kenneth and Anita Yekel of Parma, ID,
and Keith Yekel who is in Korea; 16 great-grandchildren; and 2
preceded in death by her husband, Oral; her parents; 2
brothers and 5 sisters.
suggests memorials be made to the Women's Ministries, First
Assembly of God Church, "The Domes," 821 N. 16th Ave.,
Caldwell, ID 83605; or flowers may be sent.
From her daughter — Mom, I didn't tell you I loved you
often enough. You did so much for me. I love you Mom,