Robin M. Rios (Fransway)


(Dec. 12, 1961 - Sept. 4, 2011)

Robin M. Rios (Fransway) died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 in Billings. She was 49.

Robin was born Dec. 12, 1961 in Chippewa Falls, Wis., to Elaine (Buckett) and Lloyd Fransway Jr.

She attended school in Wisconsin and Northwest College in Powell.

She lived in the Powell/Cody area and worked as a secretary and bookkeeper.

Robin married Rolando Rios on July 7, 2001, in Cody.

She attended the Methodist church and was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary Club. Robin enjoyed working in her flower garden and camping with family. She loved spending time with her grandson, Isaac, and was looking forward to meeting Makenna.

Robin was preceded in death by her father, Lloyd Fransway Jr.

She is survived by her husband, Rolando Rios of Cody; mother Elaine Lollie Fransway of Elk Mound, Wis.; daughter Brittany  Fransway (Moses) of Billings; brothers Don (Tammy), Bruce (Lori) and Randy, all from Elk Mount, Wis.; sisters Lisa (Mike) Schneider and Terri (Tim) Jenneman, also of Elk Mount; and one grandchild.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 7 at the Eagles Lodge in Cody with Pastor Jim Krubeck officiating. Burial and a private family service followed at Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial donations in Robin’s name may be made to the charity of your choice.

Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at