Vera Marie Romblom

Sept. 14, 1924 Oct. 17, 2010

Vera Marie Romblom of Waukesha died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at her home at the age of 86. She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Mackinaw City, Mich., the daughter of Howard and Clara (Johnston) Smith.

She graduated from Mackinaw City High School in 1942. She married Larry Romblom in 1943. She was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Milwaukee. She has served as a member of the Christian Education Board and Deacon Board. She also taught Sunday school and was a treasurer. She was also a member of Linda Lodge and the Swedish American Historical Society. Vera worked for Century Fence between 1968 and 1986 as an executive secretary.

She was the blessed mother of two boys, Edward (Esther) and Raymond (Linda); grandmother of David, Erica, Emily, Michael, Andrew and Eric; and step-grandmother of Jeff and Elizabeth Walker. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry, on Nov. 11, 1992; and two brothers, James and Earl.

Visitation will take place from 5:30 p.m. until the 8 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Michael DeLong will be presiding. Interment will be held at Pinehill Cemetery in Cheboygan, Mich.

Memorials are appreciated to the Evangelical Covenant Church, 7727 W. Center St., Milwaukee, WI 53222.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.