Edith M Romey | 1933 - 2017 | Obituary

Edith M Romey
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Edith M Romey

February 11, 1933 - January 22, 2017

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Edith (Hop) Marie Romey passed away at Ponderosa Villa in Crawford, NE on January 22, 2017, at the age of 83.

Edith Romey was born on February 11, 1933, in Hot Springs, SD to Rupert and Veronica (Martin) Osmotherly. She grew up on a ranch south of Hot Springs and attended the Maitland School grades 1-8 and graduated from High School in Hot Springs.

Oliver and Edith were married in Hot Springs on December 6, 1951. To this union 5 children were born: Marilyn (Greg) Dueker of Gering, NE; Jeanette (Howard) Heinert of Parmelee, SD; John (Tracy) Romey of Oelrichs, SD; Susan (Bob) Laughlin of Rapid City, SD; Nadine (Dave Henderson) Horner of Miles City, MT; her grandchildren, Diana Stokey, Neal Dueker, Toby Heinert, Chris Heinert, Beau Heinert, Calvin Romey, Cole Romey, Jocelyn Romey, Jacyne Romey, Robert Laughlin, Priscilla Laughlin, Melissa Klunder, Justin Shelstead, Michelle Shelstead, Kathy Shelstead; numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is survived by her two brothers, Jim (Sandy) Osmotherly of Oelrichs, SD and Bill (Ethel) Osmotherly of Crawford, NE.

Edith was involved in 4-H for 35 years as a leader, she taught a lot of children how to sew and bake. She was an avid blood donor, she loved to play Bunco, Cribbage and Pitch. Edith enjoyed her bucket calves, calving, gardening, riding horseback and 4-wheeler. In 2005, she was diagnosed with Dementia.

Edith is preceded in death by her parents, Rupert and Veronica Osmotherly; husband, Oliver Romey; son, John Romey; and grandson, Jason Laughlin.

A visitation will be held 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Chamberlain McColley's Funeral Home in Hot Springs with Pastor Paul Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs.

Memorials can be made to the Oelrichs Ambulance Fund.

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