In loving memory of

William "Bill" Robinson
January 22, 1942 - November 17, 2021

William "Bill" Robinson, 79 year old resident of Little Falls, MN passed away on November 17 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 27th at 11:30 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls. A visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 am on Saturday, November 27th at Emblom Brenny Funeral Service. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

William Ervin Robinson was born on January 22, 1942 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to the late Florence (Rosekrans) and Joseph Robinson. He attended country school and Centennial School in St. Cloud. William enlisted in the United States Army proudly serving his country from 1960-1962. William married the love of his life, Karen Witucki on January 28th, 1967. They moved to Bemidji, Minnesota where he enjoyed their hobby farm. He worked for Burlington Northern Railroad, then later worked road construction before retiring. William enjoyed fishing, hunting, baseball/softball, and other sporting activities. He especially loved watching his children and later grandchildren in their sports and activities. William was quick witted and had a great sense of humor. William loved spending time with his family, friends and his beloved dogs.

William is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Karen (Witucki); daughter, Staci (Vince "Bud") Stoner, Little Falls; son, Todd (Nicole) Robinson, Sauk Rapids; grandchildren, Michael (Gabby) Stoner, Emily Stoner, Mariah Stoner, Rylan Robinson, Kole Robinson, Aiden Robinson, great grandchildren, Maverick and Sylvie Stoner; siblings, Nellie Lepold of Heron Lake, Dick Robinson of Bemidji, Joseph (Jeanne) Robinson of Blaine, Florence Chwialkowski of Bemidji and Don (Caludia) Robinson of Bemidji.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert and Walter Robinson; sisters, Eilene Zitur and Sister Jocile Robinson.

Emblom Brenny Funeral Service is Cherishing the Memory and Celebrating the Life of William.


Judy Lobin McConico wrote on Nov 26, 2021:

"So sorry for your loss, Karen and family. Our thoughts and prayers. Judy Lobin McConico "

Karon Newcomb wrote on Nov 22, 2021:

"You both are good friends and Bills smile and joking around will be missed by many. Our final destination I learned is not here on earth. It is in Heaven. Bill is Home with Jesus. I?m here for you Karen you are not alone. Sorry for your loss Robinson Family"

Roger and Michelle Schneider wrote on Nov 22, 2021:

"Sending our thoughts and prayers to the entire family, during this difficult time. "

Amy Flicker wrote on Nov 22, 2021:

"Thank you Billiam, for the rides on my paper route and letting me tag a long to sports events and numerous Robison adventures like cutting wood and excursions to Bemidji. You were a father figure to me more than you know! RIP "

Keith & Steph Rothstein wrote on Nov 21, 2021:

"Our sympathies to the entire family during this difficult time. Prayers and comfort to all of you. "

Jerry & Faye Waltman wrote on Nov 21, 2021:

"So sorry for your loss."

Jim & Jeneva Bellefeuille wrote on Nov 20, 2021:

"Our thoughts & prayers are with you Karen, Stacy, Todd & families."

Siobhan Deppa wrote on Nov 19, 2021:

"Uncle Bill was a wonderful uncle he will be missed. Karen, and family love you !! You are in my thoughts?"

Donna, Wendy and Gary wrote on Nov 19, 2021:

"Our thoughts and prayers are with you Karen, Stacy, Todd and family. May you find comfort during this time."

Joe & Maggie Plante wrote on Nov 19, 2021:

"Sorry for your loss."

Lynn Stoner wrote on Nov 19, 2021:

"Sending hugs and prayers for all during this most difficult time of Bill's passing. He was a amazing man, Olivia just was talking how he was teasing her on halloween. I'm glad they got to see each other one more time before he left with the angels above. You all have our deepest sympathy !!! Love, Keith & Lynn Stoner and Family"

Wendy Waltman wrote on Nov 19, 2021:

"Our Sympathy to Karen and Family! ????"

LuAnn & Randy Hoheisel wrote on Nov 18, 2021:

"Sorry for your loss! You have my sympathy"

Mary Brausen wrote on Nov 18, 2021:


ROSE JANEY wrote on Nov 18, 2021:

"My heart goes out to your family, assured he's in God's hands pain free! Shine high lil star brightly upon us!"

Jill & Jeff Guith wrote on Nov 18, 2021:

"Staci and family, so very sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. We are thinking of you during this difficult time, hugs. Jill & Jeff "

Jodi Leyk wrote on Nov 18, 2021:

"I am so very sorry for your loss and pray you find comfort and peace knowing Bill is in God's loving arms and no longer in any pain and free of illness - thinking of you all - Jodi Leyk"

dena wipson wrote on Nov 17, 2021:

"I?m so sorry for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in knowing that Bill is at peace. He will be missed. Love to you all! Dena Wipson "

Ann Doble wrote on Nov 17, 2021:

"I'm so sorry for your loss. "