Verna Roemmich, 84, Bismarck, passed away on February 1, 2011 at Medcenter One Hospital, Bismarck.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, February 4 at Church of the Nazarene, Mandan, with Reverend Greg Baker officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Graceland Cemetery, New Salem, ND.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, February 3 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan, with a Prayer Service at 6 pm. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Verna Mable Lillian was born March 10, 1926 southeast of Center on the family farm, the daughter of John and Sophie (Skubinna) Zietlow. She attended rural and local schools in Center, Bluegrass, and New Salem, graduating from New Salem High School in 1945. During high school she lived with Albert and Helen Moltzen and was employed at the Moltzen Meat Market and for Max and Opal Thiele at Thiele Meat Market. On February 10, 1946 she married Edmund Roemmich at Zion Lutheran Church in New Salem. They farmed northwest of New Salem until 1970 when they built a new home in New Salem and moved to town. Verna was employed at Elm Crest Manor for 20 years, working as a cook and a dietary supervisor. She retired in 1990. In 1993 she and Edmund moved to Bismarck. Edmund passed away June 6, 1997.
Verna kept busy with her hobbies of crocheting, embroidering, quilting, reading, cooking, and baking. She treasured time spent visiting with family and friends. Verna was involved with church functions, Women’s Ministries, taught Sunday school, kept attendance records, and sent out Birthday cards for all the church family.
Blessed to have shared her life are two sons, Loni (Shirley), Bismarck and Ross (Monica) Linton; one daughter, Dalonnes Roemmich, Bottineau; 9 grandchildren, Twila Roemmich, Monte (Kathryn) Roemmich, Londa (Rob) Pedersen, Hope (Chris) Floberg, Kelly, Kayla, Scott, Trent, and Derek Roemmich; 4 great grandchildren, Kinley Pedersen, Hailey, Brooklyn, and Ellie Floberg; two sisters, Darlene (Harold) Janssen, Bismarck and Leone (Rev. Roland) Kauth, Tucson, AZ; and many nieces and nephews.
Verna was preceded in death by her parents; husband; an infant son, Reggie; two brothers, Lawrence and Leonard; and two sisters, Florence Oltman and Helen Zietlow.
Memorials are preferred to The Gideons International, PO Box 140800, Nashville, TN, 37214.