Goshen News, Goshen, IN


April 30, 2012

Ruth U. Romin

NAPPANEE — Ruth U. Romin, 84, of Heritage House, died peacefully at her home Monday at 2:15 a.m.

She was born May 15, 1927 in Chicago, Ill., to Carl Axel and Gertrude Ling Anderson.

On October 4, 1947, she married Alvin Romin Jr. in Chicago. He preceded her in death June 1, 1994.

Mr. and Mrs. Romin had moved to Nappanee in 1989 from Oak Lawn, Ill.

Ruth had been the secretary at Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn for many years. She had also worked as a secretary for the Rock Island Railroad.

She attended Nappanee Missionary Church where she was active in the Women’s Bible Study and helped with the Grief Share Program. She was a longtime member of the Elim Evangelical Free Church in Oak Lawn, where she was active in the Women’s Missionary Society. She was also an active member of the 16 Corp of the Salvation Army in Chicago. Ruth loved her family. She enjoyed singing in the church choir. She enjoyed music and writing, especially poetry.

She is survived by her daughters, Karyn Ruth (Myron) Bloom, Marathon, Iowa, and Donna Jean (Don) Rohrer, Nappanee; a son, Paul Alvin (Marian Jean) Romin, Naperville, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a sister, June Lundin, Kissimmee, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband and brothers, Kenneth, Wendel, Vernon, and C. Arthur Anderson.

Family and friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee and one hour prior to the funeral service Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Nappanee Missionary Church. The church ministers will officiate.

Burial will be in Union Center Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Nappanee Missionary Church or the Salvation Army.

Online condolences may be given at www.tlyfh.com.

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