Gilbert Roemig, age 91 of Middle Amana, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Colonial Manor of Amana. Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 16, 2015, Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, with Pastor Larry Dollmeyer officiating. Burial will be in the West Amana Cemetery, with military honors conducted by the Marengo American Legion Post #76 and U.S. Army Honor Guard. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Friday, May 15, 2015, Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. Memorials may be contributed to Essence of Life Hospice or Colonial Manor of Amana.
Gilbert is survived by a brother Theodore “Junior” (Jane) of St. Louis, MO, a sister-in-law, Sandra Ludovissy (Curt) of Amana, a nephew, Jason Ludovissy (Jewel) of Amana and their daughter Gisele, and two nieces, Linda McAlister and Teri Smith of Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Lou, and a brother Ralph and his wife Pauline.
Gilbert Roemig was born December 26, 1923 in Middle Amana, Iowa, the son of Theodore and Frieda Kraus Roemig. He received his education in the Amana schools and entered the U.S. Army, serving from 1945 to 1948, stationed in Germany and Italy. His employment over the years spanned with Kraus Equipment, the Amana Woolen Mill, and mostly as a custodian for the Amana Schools.
Gilbert and Mary Lou Ehrmann were married on May 30, 1981 at the New Apostolic Church in Cedar Rapids. The couple made their home in Middle Amana. Mary Lou passed away April 8, 2011. Gilbert was a member of the American Legion Post #76, and the New Apostolic Church in Cedar Rapids.