Carolyn Romig, 86, of Oshkosh passed away early Friday morning, April 3, 2015 at the Regional West Garden County Nursing Home in Oshkosh.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Oshkosh with Father Antony Thekkekara officiating. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Memorial in Carolyn’s name may be designated to the Oshkosh Library or the Garden County Health Services Foundation.
Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Oshkosh is serving Carolyn’s family.
Carolyn Johanna Romig was born on December 27, 1928 in Ogallala, Nebraska to Joseph Jasnoch and Matilda (Cours) Jasnoch. She grew up on a farm north of Ogallala and attended rural school before graduating from Ogallala High School.
In 1947, she was married to Raymond McColloch. To this union 4 children were born: Connie, Melanie, Susan and Jamie. Raymond passed away in 1973.
On February 13, 1981 she was united in marriage to Marvin Romig in Oshkosh where they made their home. Carolyn worked for many years as a deputy treasurer for Garden County until retiring in 1995. In January 2005, she moved into the Garden County Nursing Home where she lived the remainder of her life.
Carolyn enjoyed reading, traveling with Marvin around the world to Europe and South America, and, above all else, she loved her children and grandchildren and all of their activities. She was a member of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include her children, Connie Whittemore of Ogallala, Melanie (Butch) Cranmore of Marquette, NE, Susan (Rick) Anderson of Paxton, NE and Jamie (Cristee) McColloch of Oshkosh; grandchildren, Kole (Mary Kay) Bradley, Staci (Kevin) Spence, Clint Cranmore, Jae Cranmore, Brooke (Jim) Boyce, Josh (Paz) Rouse, Riley (Cinta) Anderson, Lucas (Brandi) Anderson, Joseph (Tara) McColloch), Hannah McColloch and fiancé, Justin Brooks, and Jacob McColloch; 17 great-grandchildren, step-children, Eric Romig, Sarah Jane White and Margaret Ann Tophoj and their families, brother, Myron “Bud” (Jody) Jasnoch of Ogallala, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, sisters, Van, Lavina and Lilian, and brothers, Longene, Gilbert “Gib”, and Edward.