Thomas James Robinson

Thomas James Robinson

Thomas James Robinson

Thomas James Robinson, age 77, of Friendship, Wisconsin died Monday, November 5, 2018 at Villa Pines Living Center in Friendship, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Father James P. McNamee will officiate. Interment will be at the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Elroy, Wisconsin. Visitation will be at Roseberry’s Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Thomas was born March 15, 1941 in Mauston, Wisconsin to Arthur and Veronica Robinson. He graduated from Madonna Catholic School in Mauston, Wisconsin. He married Sharon Prouty on June 15, 1968 in Rolla, North Dakota. Thomas drove semi-truck and farmed most of his life. In 1991, he and Sharon purchased Inn of the Pines Motel. They owned and operated the Inn of the Pines for 25 years.

Thomas enjoyed hunting, telling stories and jokes, and spending time with family and friends.

Thomas was a member of NRA, Arkdale Lions club, Neillsville Snowmobile Club, and the Jack Pine Savages.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents: Arthur and Veronica Robinson; daughter, Michelle; and grandson, Keven.

Survivors include his
Wife of 50 years, Sharon Robinson of Friendship, Wisconsin
Daughter: Jacci (Mike) Erickson of Arkdale, Wisconsin
Son: Tommy (Tammy) Robinson of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin
Daughter: Amy (Ron) Ziemann of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Daughter: Kathi (Rick) Glover of Fort Peck, Montana
Granddaughter: Roni (Mindy) Erickson of Westfield, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Trevor Robinson of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Junior Erickson of Neenah, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Logan Ziemann of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Megan Glover of Germany
Grandchild: Coleman Glover of LaVeta, Colorado
Grandchild: Camille Galloway of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Demitri Galloway of Lyndon Station, Wisconsin
Great-Grandchild: Scarlett Robinson of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Sister: Rita (Jack) Smart of Mauston, Wisconsin
Brother: Bill (June) Robinson of Elroy, Wisconsin
Brother: Andy (Judy) Robinson of Castle Rock, Colorado
Brother: Ed (Lynn) Robinson of Caledonia, Wisconsin
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. John and Nicky Hunt says:

    Sorry for your loss

  2. Mindy Anderson-Nicholls says:

    To all of Tom and Sharon’s family and especially to Sharon, my sincere condolences at the passing of a good man! May your memories bring you comfort and peace and may you always remember he lives on in all of you and is proud of each of you!

  3. Uwe Ziemann says:

    Tom will live on in his children, his wife, and friends. Tom was real good at telling jokes. He made many people laugh and smile. I raise a bottle of beer to you sir! Plus you still live on in my heart and mind.

  4. Bill and Dolly Parr says:

    Sorry for your loss. Tom was a great guy and we always enjoyed talking with him about life experiences.

  5. Sue and Randy Anderson says:

    So sorry for your loss. May the great memories you have help during this difficult time.

  6. Rog and Ellen Chambers says:

    We were so sorry to hear…our deepest sympathy to the family!!

  7. Dennis & Peggy Falk says:

    Sorry for loss, he will be missed by many. One of a kind!

  8. Lou & Rachel Pomatto says:

    Sharon so sorry to here of Toms passing. Will never forget you at The Pines. RIP

  9. Connie Schroeder says:

    Sharon, so sorry for your loss! Hugs and prayers! RIP Tom!

  10. Hans & Dorothy Menck says:

    Sharon & All the family- So sorry for your loss. So many wonderful memories with all of you! As they say- the good old days & that they were! Sharon- you did so many parties for us that were great! If you want to talk or just come get that cup of coffee just give us a call & we’ll guide you over! You are all good friends & we’ll all miss Tom & his great sense of humor!! Love & Prayers, Hans & Dorothy

  11. Janeane Stevens says:

    Sending my deepest sympathies to your family and friends of Tom. I have so many great memories at the Inn of the Pines. The music of the “Invaders” band, drinking, laughing and dancing with my husband Richard. Tom was a good man and will be missed.

  12. Terry &Sue Fairfield says:

    So sorry for your loss. Will always remember the smile and the kind generous treatment after hours at the Pines. Loved swapping trucker stories with him.

  13. Patti Thompson says:

    So sorry to all of you for your loss. Tom was a great man. Extending our sympathies to you.

  14. Alita Mikol says:

    Sharon, Jacci, Ronnie and the rest of the family. I’m so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed taking care of Tom, along with my coworkers. He was so funny and I enjoyed the stories. I will never forget him. RIP. Our condolences. Alita Mikol

  15. Jen Armstrong says:

    Sharon,Jacci, Trevor and family, I am so sorry for your loss. TOM was a “gooder” man. Never a dull moment when taking care of him. I will miss him so much. His smile his jokes just everything about him.

  16. Patricia M Schiefer says:

    Sharon so sorry Tom passed away. He was a wonderful man always was a caring person. I will always love and miss him. Hoping you all will think of the good times. There were many. If you need anything let me know. Take care of yourself. And your family. Patty Schiefer.and family.

  17. Pat and Dan says:

    Love and prayers Sharon to you and all members of your family and sympathy also to all friends and neighbors who so loved Tom Everyone has special memories and we treasured the hours we spent with him on 20th Ave trying to solve world problems. RIP

  18. Bonnie Henriksen says:

    Sorry to hear of Toms passing! He will be missed.

  19. Jelayne & Stephen Underwood says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Hugs and Prayers

  20. Brenda Pietrowski says:

    I am so sorry for your heartache and loss. He lived a life one could be proud of and has a family like none other. Take comfort in his peace. Prayers for comfort for all

  21. Kathie Higginbotham says:

    Sharon, Jacci Tommy and Amy I am so sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He was a great man to know. Love you all. Hugs.

  22. Lou Ann Hippe says:

    Sharon and family, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. I always loved tending bar there as Tom and you Sharon, also were a joy to work for. Tom ALWAYS had a great sense of humor, and yes many, many JOKES . RIP TOM

  23. Allen Baumgartner Sr says:

    Sharon , Family sorry for your loss Tom will be missed as he was character !

  24. Valerie Mecklenurg-Holland says:

    So sorry to see this this…🙏for your families.

  25. Mark & Peggy Bond says:

    So sorry to hear about Tom Our condolences to the family

  26. Lacy Metcalf says:

    I will miss his humor and genuine care of those around him. He will always be my favorite.

  27. Karen Ilgen says:

    So sorry to hear this. He was a good man and always made me laugh. He will be missed.

  28. Barb and Kevin McCue says:

    Sharon and family So very sorry to hear of Toms passing. He was one of a kind. We have a lot of memories of all of you. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow. Sending hugs and prayers for all of you.

  29. Arnie lori lancour says:

    So sorry to hear of toms passing always had a great story or joke to tell. Our condolences

  30. Sandy Reinke says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  31. Belinda Rose says:

    Amy, Jacci and Tom,
    Sending love and condolences.

  32. Shawna Gruber says:

    Sharon , Jacci, Tommy , Amy so sorry for your loss.. he will be missed

  33. Peggy and Buck Sleeman says:

    Sharon and Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed being around Tom. He will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  34. Virginia King says:

    So sorry for your loss. May God your family,friends and memories help to ease your pain.

  35. Gloria Noe says:

    So sorry for your loss. Sharon, be sure to keep and share the good memories. I know you and Tom made many of them.

  36. Jack and Sherry Brandt says:

    So sorry to hear about Tom. God Bless….

  37. Patti Rhinehart says:

    Dear Sharon and family.. my deepest sympathy to you and yours. Always enjoyed Tom at the Pines

  38. Ron and Roma York says:

    Sharon and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Tom was a great guy. Always kind and fun. He was so good to us when we made our frequent sad trips to Friendship.
    Take care Sharon. Rest in Peace Tom.

  39. Bev J Ward says:

    Sharon and Family – My Sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Tom was always a joy to be around. Prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  40. Linda Waldo says:

    So sorry for your loss. May God bless you Sharon and family. So many great memories of The Inn of the Pines. RIP Tom.

  41. Mary Hazard says:

    Our Deepest Condolences Tom was a wonderful and nice man cleaned his a Villa he make me laugh he will be missed ❤️

  42. Judy Alderman says:

    Sharon and family so sorry for your family’s loss

  43. Carol Graske says:

    So sorry for your loss. Tom was a great guy. I have so many good memories from Jack pine bowl!!! RIP Tom.

  44. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss. May God family and friends comfort you during this difficult time