Audrey Mae Roam

Audrey Mae Roam


Audrey M. Roam passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Carlisle Care Center. Audrey was born on May 23, 1925 in Des Moines to Lloyd and Garland (Sickles) Stroburg.

She married Teddy D. Roam in 1942 and together they raised three children. Aubrey opened her home up to child care and over time cared for over 25 children. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, making her annual peanut brittle and more than anything she loved her family.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2013 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Burial will follow the service at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, at the funeral home.

Audrey is survived by her daughter, Janis Roam; five grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Teddy; a daughter, Judith McNeeley; and her son, Jack Roam.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in remembrance of Aubrey.

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911

Published in Des Moines Register from Jan. 25 to Jan. 27, 2013