NLJ Staff

Aug. 21, 1955–Dec. 28, 2021

Robby R. “Rob” Shumake, 66, of Newcastle, Wyo., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, at his home. He was born on Aug. 21, 1955, at Haynesville, La.

On Dec. 3, 1999, he married Carolyn Wallman Hansen at Newcastle. He owned and operated Rob’s Hot Oil Service in Newcastle from 2006 through 2019.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn of Newcastle; children, Lola Shumake, Reece (Jessica) Shumake, Jim Hansen, Jerry Hansen, and Fritz (Pat) Deines; six grandchildren, Angelyse, Desiree, Riley, Brendon, Zacharie, and Kelsey (Austin); great-granddaughter, Rosalie; brother, Syd Shumake; sisters, Renee (Paul) Buchanan, and Shannon (Keith) Muessman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Royce and Shirley Shumake; brother, Craig Shumake; and parents-in-law, Ehme and Frieda Wallman.

Graveside service was held on Jan. 4, 2022, at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Pickrell, Neb.


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