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Nona Robinson

August 29, 1936 — July 20, 2023

Nona Reta (Hetrick) Robinson was born on August 29, 1936, in Lusk, WY. She received her education in Chadron, NE and graduated from Chadron Prep School in 1955. She attended Chadron State College.

Nona was blessed with three children. She worked at various banks, LaBelles/Best for 20 years, Lawrence & Schiller Telecommunications and American Family Insurance. She was manager at Bergland Apartments where she lived until she retired.

She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls. The church gave her a handmade shawl to honor her good works volunteering there over the years. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, always willing to go on an adventure especially if ice cream was involved. She was an avid collector of angels. In her memory, please take one of her angels after the service.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children; daughter, Deborah (Timothy) Docken of Sioux Falls, SD; son, Gary (Ann) Robinson of Tea, SD; son, Eric (Tonya) Robinson of Brandon, SD; six grandchildren, Katie (BJ) Stiefvater (three great grandchildren Brandon, Rose and James), Patricia Docken, Samantha (Patrick) Bumann, Thomas Docken (Cassie Auxt), Katelyn Robinson (fiancé Jonathon Hackett) and Carter Robinson; her brother, Gary Hetrick of Fremont, NE, niece Heather Dienstbier, nephew, Loy Hetrick, cousins, extended family and friends.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Katie Hetrick, brother Loy Henry Hetrick, and her twin sister, Nova Reha Hetrick.

Memorials may be directed Lifescape. A luncheon will be held at the church following the commital services.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, July 24, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Wesley United Methodist Church

1700 E 6th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

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