Marjorie Robinson


Marjorie Audrey Berndt Robinson, 96, of Clearwater, FL, passed away on August 23 in a Clearwater care center.


A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, August 28, 2020 at Bismarck Funeral Home. Burial will be held at 1:30 PM at the Sunset Memorial Gardens, Minot, ND.  A Livestream of the Service will be available on the Bismarck Funeral Home Facebook page.


Visitation will be held Thursday, from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bismarck Funeral Home. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.


Marjorie was born in Parshall, ND on November 12, 1923, the only daughter of John Berndt and Clara (Kvam) Berndt.  She attended school in the Rosenfield School District in Sheridan County, near Kief, ND.  Her high school years were spent at Butte High School where she graduated in 1942.  During the war, she moved with her family to Portland, Oregon where she worked in the shipyards for three years as a burner, one of the Rosie the Riveters.  Marjorie returned to North Dakota and taught rural school for six years while attending Minot State University in the summers.


In 1954 she married Lawrence J. Robinson.  They farmed together south of Benedict.  Larry passed away in June of 1988.  Marjorie attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Bismarck.  She was a lifelong Republican, active in the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, a member of the Sons of Norway – Bismarck, and a member of the American Rosie the Riveter Association.



Marjorie will be deeply missed by her nieces, Bonnie Maehlmann and Tanya (Herman) Maurer; nephew, Ronald Horn; numerous cousins; and special friends, Ronald and Rita Kresbach.



She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and her brother, John L. Berndt.



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