First State Insurance

702 Nebraska Avenue 
Arapahoe, NE 68922

(308) 962-7257
Fax: (888) 972-3792

Business Hours

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Robyn HermesRobyn Hermes

Managing Agent

A long-time resident of Arapahoe, Robyn enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Loyalty and honesty are her number one priorities for business. Robyn strives to provide her customers with the information and protection to make them feel safe and secure. Insurance is not only about what First State Insurance offers as products but how their customer service will always be valued as their most attractive asset. Robyn’s job is to make sure all of her customers’ insurance needs are taken care of and hassle-free. She says “I will always strive to go the extra mile for each and every customer to make sure they are well protected in all aspects of their insurance needs.” No question is too big or too small for Robyn. “I don’t know” is not acceptable; but finding answers to all questions and inquiries is imperative to her business.

Soncksen Ida ResizedIda Soncksen

Agent/Customer Service Representative

Ida joined the Holbrook and Arapahoe First State Insurance teams in January 2018 and shortly thereafter earned her property and casualty license. In May 2020 she earned her crop insurance license. Ida and her husband Keith celebrated 45 years of marriage in June of 2020. They have three children and nine grandchildren to keep them entertained. Ida has a passion for singing and has been a member of the Sweet Adelines since 2003. In the cold winter months she loves to quilt and during the summer she loves to camp and fish.​ She is a proud member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Arapahoe, where she leads the adult choir.