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Edith A. Robbins

November 28, 1923 — September 21, 2019

Edith Ann Robbins, daughter of Arthur and Dorothy Freligh, was born November 28, 1923 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She attended school in New Jersey and graduated from high school.

Edith was married to Armand Joseph Berthiaume. Two daughters, Janet and Barbara, were born to this union. The couple later divorced, and Edith married Fred Henry Magnussen. Three children, Fred, Jr., Kenneth, and Patricia blessed this union. After Edith and Fred divorced, she was wed to Albert Robbins. Edith worked at various department stores in New Jersey and neighboring states.

After moving to Auburn, Nebraska to be near her daughter Patricia, Edith became a member of the Auburn Berean Church. She enjoyed sewing, cross stitch, and working on crafts in general.

When she could no longer stay at her home alone, Edith became a resident of the Good Samaritan Society-Auburn in March of 2019. She passed away there on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the age of 95 years, 9 months, and 24 days. She was preceded in death by her son Fred Henry Magnussen, Jr., a grandchild, a brother, and two sisters.

Edith is survived by her children Janet Perrette of Wesley Chapel, FL; Barbara Ruthe of High Bridge, NJ; Kenneth Magnussen of Grand Island, NE; Patricia (Al) Collins of Stella; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be Friday, September 27, 2:00 p.m. at the Auburn Berean Church. Burial will follow in Prairie Union Cemetery near Shubert. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., with family greeting friends 6:00 to 8:00.

Memorials are suggested to Auburn Berean Church.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

9:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Hemmingsen Funeral Home

801 S St, Auburn, NE 68305

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Prairie Union Cemetery

, Shubert, NE 68437

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