Marvin A. Romig, 96, of Oshkosh, died Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2011 at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Oshkosh with Reverend Christine Planz officiating. Naval Military Honors will be performed at the church. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the St. George’s Episcopal Church Columbarium.
Cremation was held and there will be no visitation at the funeral home.
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Holechek Funeral Home & Cremations in Oshkosh is serving the Romig family.
Marvin Amandus Romig was born on October 10, 1914 in Alliance to Penrose E. and Olive E. (Cobler) Romig. He grew up and received his education in Alliance, graduating from Alliance High School.
After graduation he attended the University of Nebraska and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts just prior to WWII. Marvin
joined the United States Naval Reserve on May 10, 1941 in Kansas City, Kansas. He served overseas with the 8th Patrolling Squadron. He was stationed in San Diego before going into the Atlantic and stationed in Brazil. Obtaining the rank of Lieutenant, he was honorably discharged on November 9, 1945. Immediately after the service he returned to school at the University of Colorado where he received his Juris Doctorate.
Marvin was united in marriage to Maxine June Carnine on July 15, 1945 in Alliance. They made their home in Ogallala and Oshkosh. To this marriage 4 children were born. The couple moved to Oshkosh in 1956 when Marvin was elected as Garden County Attorney. He served as Garden County Attorney for 38 years. He then elected to go into private practice and owned Garden County Abstract. He also operated Tecumseh Building and Loan.
On February 13, 1981 he married Carolyn (Jasnoch) McColloch in Oshkosh, Nebraska.
Marvin remained an avid Husker fan throughout his life and enjoyed his family immensely.
He was a founding member of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Oshkosh.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Carolyn, of Oshkosh; first wife, Maxine Romig; his son, Eric and wife, Deborah Romig of Torrington, WY; daughters, Sarah Jane White of Lincoln and Margaret Ann (Mugs) Tophoj of Mitchell; step-children, Melanie, Connie, Susan, and Jamie and their families; sister, Marjorie Faller of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Cory, Coby, Dominick, Justin, Shawn, Lance, Creighton, and Keaton; great-grandchildren, Talera, Kaden, Traven, and Gavin; nephew, Rod; and niece, Tammi.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Martha Ann; brother, Clayton; grandson, Carson Max; and son-in-law, Buster Tophoj.