Mina Robbins Obituary

Mina Elizabeth Robbins
Mina Robbins
Mina Elizabeth Robbins

April 15, 1905 - July 27, 2009
Born in Polk City, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Mina Elizabeth (Moore) Robbins 104 passed away on Monday July 27, 2009 at Scottish Rite Care Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday August 1, at the Woodward United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in the Woodward Cemetery.

Mina was born on the family farm near Polk City on April 15, 1905. She graduated valedictorian from Sheldahl High School, and was awarded a scholarship to Drake University. She taught at Farrar, and in 1927 she married Peter Mervin Robbins of Woodward. While in Woodward she was involved in the Woodward United Methodist Church, and many community affairs. One of the many family enterprises that she participated in was the Lake Robbins Ballroom, which has been in continuous operation since 1931.

Mina is survived by her daughter Jeanne Robbins{Gene} Phillips of Melbourne Beach, Florida, five grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be directed to Woodward United Methodist Church, 108 W. 5th Street, Woodward, Iowa 50276.


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Visitation
Woodward First United Methodist Church
108 West 5th Street; P.O. Box 326
Woodward, IA US 50276-0326
Saturday, August 1, 2009
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Service
Woodward First United Methodist Church
Woodward, IA
Saturday, August 1, 2009
10:30 AM
Cemetery
Woodward Cemetery
Woodward, IA
Saturday, August 1, 2009