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Roemer, William - Phoenix  
Colonel William A. Roemer, U.S. Army Retired 1921 ~ 2014 Phoenix, AZ Colonel William A. Roemer, U.S. Army Retired, 93, of Phoenix, AZ, died Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Phoenix. Col. Roemer was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky on June 29, 1921. He entered federal service with the Kentucky National Guard on January 17, 1941. He served as private to the First Sergeant until July 8, 1943. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry at the Officers Candidate School at Fort Benning, Georgia on July 9, 1943. He retired as a Colonel in the Field Artillery on July 31, 1968 and received the following decorations and awards: Legion of Merit, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, British Military Cross, Belgium Fourragere, Combat Infantry Badge, European Theater of Operations Campaign Ribbon with five battle stars, and Korean Theater of Operations Campaign Ribbon with three battle stars. He was a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree and George Washington University with a Master's degree in Business Administration. Col. Roemer served as a member of the staff and faculty of the Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas and the Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia. After retirement from the Army, he was employed by Ingalls Shipbuilding Company in the Operations division from 1968 until 1983. Col. Roemer was preceded in death by a sister, Genevieve R. Travis and a brother, Joseph S. Roemer, his first wife, Lillie R. Roemer and his second wife, Sara H. Roemer. He is survived by his daughters, Charliene Roemer (Michael Collins) of Ocean Springs, MS, Joanne Roemer of Houston, TX and Karen R. Paxton (Donald Paxton) of Phoenix, AZ; a son, Kurt R. Roemer (Beverly Roemer) of Stockton, CA; and eight grandchildren, Katherine Paxton, Christopher Roemer, Elizabeth Pomerleau, Lauren Roemer, Lydia Collins, Lillian Collins, Thomas Roemer and Rebecca Paxton. Col. Roemer was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ocean Springs, Mississippi prior to moving to Phoenix, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to a charity supporting military veterans. A private family service is planned and the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com
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Published in The Sun Herald on Nov. 20, 2014

Obituaries from the Past Week

Riad, Karin  
Karin Riad 1943 ~ 2014 Pass Christian Karin Hincha Riad, age 71, of Pass Christian died peacefully in her home on Sunday, November 16, 2014. In 1967 she and her little girl left Germany in order to join her husband, who had earlier immigrated to Miami. After living in Georgia for many years, she found her true home on the bayou. She worked at the Copa and Isle of Capri casinos. Karin is survived by her daughter Jasmin, granddaughter Miriam, son-in-law Barry, sister, Susanne, step-mother Ruth, friends Micki, Robert, Lorraine, Jack, and Beate, and her beloved dog Oliver. In her date book was the following quote - Be brave even if you are not. No one can tell the difference. Services will be private. Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport is in charge of arrangements. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com
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Published in The Sun Herald on Nov. 18, 2014
Roland, Libby  
Libby Milner Roland 1951-2014 Gulfport Libby Milner Roland, on November 13, 2014, a heart of gold stopped beating and two beautiful blue eyes closed for the last time. Olivia Emeline "Libby" Milner Roland, age 63, passed away peacefully at home with her husband and children close by her side. They will miss her warm, loving arms around them. Libby was born on January 16, 1951 in Gulfport, MS. She was the daughter of the late Olivia Emeline Willis Milner and Robert Hill Milner. Libby graduated from Gulfport High School and received a bachelor's degree in Public Administration and a minor in Sociology from the University of Mississippi. She was also a Certified Municipal Official graduate from the Mississippi Municipal League. Libby proudly served on the Gulfport City Council for nine years and fondly thought of the many City Employees as her extended family. She had a compassion for the needs of others and as a public servant, believed in service above self. Prior to the City Council, Libby worked for Gulf Coast Business Services as the Workforce Investment Act Youth Program Manager. She was also past Executive Director of the Hancock County Chamber of Commerce. Libby was very active in the community she loved. She was a member of the Rotary Club of Gulfport, Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, Gulfport Business Club, Gulfport Yacht Club, Historical Society of Gulfport, Women's Club of Gulfport, Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, Westside Community Association, Harrison County Humane Society, Friends of the Harrison County Library, Gulfport Schools Host Mentor, Harrison County Council of Government, Mississippi Municipal League, Job Corps Community Relations Council, University of Mississippi Alumni Association, Private Industry Council, Past Board of Directors, Coast Coca-Cola Bottling Company and many others. Libby is survived by her husband Ronald Preston "Ronnie" Roland, her three children; Lieutenant Commander Preston Roland (Jennifer) of Biloxi, Jessica Roland of Nashville, TN and Justin Roland (Laura) of Gulfport. She was especially proud of her four grandchildren; Abby Roland, Michael Roland, James Roland and Lena Grace Roland. Libby is also survived by two brothers; Bob Milner of Gulfport and John Milner (Linda) of Gulfport. Her in-laws; a loving mother-in-law, Elizabeth "Liz" Roland of Perkinston, MS, Al Roland (Beverly) of Picayune, MS, Van Roland (Deedy) of Gulfport and Jane Roland of Wiggins. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Allison Wall, MD, her nurses and staff; Dr. Graham and his staff at the Memorial Hospital Radiology Department; the nurses and staff at the Memorial Infusion Clinic; the nurses and staff on 3B; and the caring employees of Beach Pharmacy. A heartfelt thanks to Hayden Hoffmann of Notre Dame Hospice, whose care was exceptional. A special thanks to all of Libby's friends, neighbors, relatives and associates for all of the flowers, cards, food and love. A Celebrations of Libby's life will be held on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at First United Methodist Church in Gulfport. Visitation will be held from noon until 2:45 P.M. with the service at 3:00 P.M. The family prefers memorial to the Humane Society of South Mississippi, 2615 25th Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501 or the church or charity of your choice. BRADFORD-O'KEEFE FUNERAL HOME, 15th St., Gulfport, is in charge of arrangements. View and sign the register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com
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Published in The Sun Herald on Nov. 16, 2014
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