Obit: Romig, Theodore A. (1933 - 2010)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt


Surnames: Dodge, Kolecheck, Lomg, Newman, Pickering, Romig, Sromek

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, October 14, 2010, online edition

Romig, Theodore A. (December 14, 1933 - October 9, 2010)

Theodore A. Romig, 76, of Gilman, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at the Palliative Care Unit at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

He was born on December 14, 1933 in Canton, Wis., the son of the late Glenn and Marie (Pickering) Romig.

His family moved to Gilman when he was a young man. The family has run Romig's Hardware Store for 72 years.

Ted graduated from Gilman High and later married Doris Kolecheck on August 4, 1956. He also entered the National Guard with a tour in Ft. Lewis, Wash., Ted returned home and has co-owned Romig's Hardware since. He also was a strong member of his community. Ted was on the village board and serving as president, was a member of the Gilman Lions Club, the Gilman CBA, the parish council and many other community organizations. He loved to go to work, give back to his community in public service and people in general. Ted also enjoyed going to his cabin and many trips to Denver.

Ted is survived by his wife of 54 years, Doris of Gilman; two children, Sandy (Jerry) Sromek of Gilman, and Gregg (Shannon) Romig of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; five grandchildren, Megan and Bryce Sromek and Tyler, Coner and Madison Romig; his brother, Darrell (Barb) Romig of Gilman; and sister, Marilyn (Roger) Newman of Gilman. He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Nancy Dodge; and grandson, Garren Romig.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 13 at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Gilman. Father John Long officiated. Burial was at the parish cemetery. The Gilman Funeral Home assisted the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.



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