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Robert D. Romweber passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at St. Johns Medical Center, Jackson, Wyoming.
Bob was born May 18, 1939, to Robert and Helen Romweber of Batesville. He spent his childhood in Batesville, and in Harbor Springs, Michigan, until he went to St. Josephs Preparatory School, Bardstown, Kentucky.
Bob attended Purdue University after which he entered the Army, where he served at a language school in California and later in Germany. After the Army, Bob assumed a role with his familys business, Romweber Furniture, makers of classic oak furniture. In 1971 he moved to New York City, where he resided for 25 years as a representative of Romweber Furniture Co.
In 1996 Bob moved to Jackson, where he spent that last 22 years. He worked in Jackson as a master hotel supplier until 2015. He was very involved in Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church, where he was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus. Bob was a pro-life advocate and a member of the Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center Board of Directors.
He enjoyed entertaining his wide circle of friends and family he was a master chef and member of the James Beard Society.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Helen Romweber, his sister Susan Romweber and godchildren Julie Romweber and Hank Muehlenkamp.
He is survived by his brother Pete Romweber (Connie); sisters Nancy Grote (Buzz), Posey Knecht and Donna Ludwig; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A rosary will be said at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church in Jackson followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Graveside services only will be held Friday, Dec. 22, at 11 a.m. at St. Louis Cemetery, Batesville. Memorial donations can be made to Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center, P.O. Box 436, Jackson, WY 83001.
Published on December 13, 2017
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