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Harriett Ann Romoser, 84, of Ridge Farm, Ill., went home to be with the Lord at 5:58 a.m. Sunday March 26, 2017, at Pleasant Meadows Nursing Home.
Harriett was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Hume, Ill., to Omer and Effie Johnson.
Harriett is survived by her husband, Dale, of 65 years; her children, Donna Moore of Ridge Farm, Gary Romoser (Diane) of Ridge Farm, and Paul Romoser (Amy) of New Palestine, Ind. She had 11 grandchildren, Ryan Haase (Heather) Haviland, Kan., Eric Haase (Tisha) Ridge Farm, Brandy Peevler (Ed) Perrysville, Ind., Jacob Romoser (Mandie) of Ridge Farm, Hannah Romoser of Ridge Farm, Whitney Denton (Cody) of Chrisman, Zach Romoser of West Lafayette, Ind., Katie Phillabaum (Lee) of McCordsville, Ind., Alex Romoser of Muncie, Ind., Maddi Romoser of Saint Joseph, Ill., Danielle Romoser of New Palestine, Ind. The great grandchildren were the apple of her eye, Seth, Olivia, Lacey, Colton, Shelby, Conner and Bennett. She was preceded in death by her parents, Omer and Effie Johnson; 12 siblings; and her son-in-law, Roger Moore. She leaves a great heritage with a lot of nieces and nephews.
She was a graduate of Young America High School in Hume. Harriett was a long-time member of Ridge Farm Friends Church. She was involved in the missionary society for 60 years, church choir and Friendly Builders Sunday School class.
Harriett was known for her heart of serving others. She was a part of the Clover Leaf Farm bowling team for many years and belonged to the Rural Young Married Club, known as the Euchre Club, for 55 years. Harriett loved to read, garden, cook, play pinochle and spend time with her family. Her claim to fame was her famous homemade rolls and fresh strawberry pies.
Friends and family are invited to gather for visitation 10 a.m.-noon Monday, April 3, at Ridge Farm Friends Church, with the Celebration of Life to follow at noon. Burial will follow at Young America Cemetery in Hume.
Memorials can be made to Ridge Farm Friends Church. The family would like to thank you for your prayers and words of encouragement. Rortvedt Funeral Services & in Tilton is assisting the family. Online condolences: www.rortvedtfuneralservices.com
Published on March 29, 2017
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