John A. Romick (1924 - 2016)

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MARION – John A. Romick, 91, of Marion, Iowa, died Thursday, May 12, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion, where a Masonic Service will begin at 6 p.m. by Trojan Lodge 548 A.F. & A.M. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the funeral home. Graveside Service will be 12 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, Iowa.
John was born June 8, 1924, the son of Burton and Marguerite (Dalziel) Romick in Traer. He graduated from Traer High School and then attended UNI. John married Lorraine Naylor on September 5, 1949, in Waterloo. He was employed at Rockwell Collins for many years as a test technician, retiring in 1985.
John was a member of the Marion American Legion Post 298, the Trojan Lodge 548 A.F & A.M., and CRATOS. He was a United States Navy veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater during WWII from 1942-1946.
John was an avid organist and loved the outdoors, especially hiking in the mountains.
Survivors include his wife, Lorraine of Marion; one brother, Bruce Romick of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one sister, Phyllis Zager of Waterloo, Iowa; multiple in-laws; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Barbara Streittmatter.
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3855 Katz Dr
Marion, IA 52302
319-377-1553
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from May 16 to May 28, 2016
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