Donelle Robins


Donelle Robins, 52, of North Platte, NE was called to her Heavenly home on April 14, 2014 after a courageous battle of cancer.
Donelle was born in Rushville, NE to Clifford and Dorothy (Branson) Robins on September 10, 1961. She attended Rushville and Hemingford elementary through the fifth grade.
In 1973, she moved to Mitchell, NE with her parents Norman and Dorothy Tinsley and seven siblings. She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1980.
In 1980, she married and to this union her two daughters Sheree and Shala Stricker were born. Raising her daughters was the pride and joy of her life.
She moved her family to North Platte in 1994, where she began working at Great Plains Homecare Equipment. She was employed there for 19 years before retiring to fight her battle with cancer.
Donelle had many blessings in her life and was loved by many. She was a woman of faith believing in Jesus and the beauty and peace that would await her after her passing. She was a very caring and generous person that would brighten up the room whenever she was around. She enjoyed cooking with her grandchildren and often shared her meals with others. She had a special place in her heart for organizing fundraisers on behalf of friends and community members in need. She enjoyed spending time in her gorgeous backyard, repurposing /crafting, and vacationing. Her true passion and delight came from making memories with family and friends, especially her three grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter Sheree and Husband Kylee Hall and daughter Shala Hicks all of North Platte; grandchildren Bryce and Cameron Lee of North Platte, and Aaliyah Davis of Georgia; mother Dorothy Tinsley of Mitchell; father Clifford Robins of Rushville; siblings including Debbie (Von) Keller, Diana (Bill) Mansell, Darien Robins-Allen (Bill Rabeler), Demaris (Todd) Axthelm, Todd (Pamela) Tinsley, Tracy Hoy (Connie Shirey), and Trent Tinsley; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, and many special friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents and beloved dad, Norman Tinsley.
A Celebration of life will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 at North Platte Berean Church with Pastor John Stone officiating. Private family inurnment will be at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens near North Platte. Donelle chose cremation. A memorial has been established in her memory. Online condolences may be shared at Those wishing to sign her memorial book may do so from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.