Raymond Romberger Obituary

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Raymond Harrel Romberger

March 19, 1922 - August 17, 2014
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Raymond Romberger, 92, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his home in Denver, Colorado surrounded by his family. Ray was born March 19th, 1922 to Clifton and Ruth Romberger in Kansas City, Missouri. Ray attended Fayetteville Missouri High School and enlisted in the Army in 1949 where he served as a Machinist. He reenlisted in the Air Force where, during the Korean War, he was stationed in Japan and he met his beautiful bride Yayoi Kanai. Ray and Yayoi were married in 1954. During his service Ray received numerous medals, including the Japan Occupational medal, the Korean Service medal, the United Nations Service medal, the...
Raymond Romberger, 92, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his home in Denver, Colorado surrounded by his family. Ray was born March 19th, 1922 to Clifton and Ruth Romberger in Kansas City, Missouri.

Ray attended Fayetteville Missouri High School and enlisted in the Army in 1949 where he served as a Machinist. He reenlisted in the Air Force where, during the Korean War, he was stationed in Japan and he met his beautiful bride Yayoi Kanai. Ray and Yayoi were married in 1954.

During his service Ray received numerous medals, including the Japan Occupational medal, the Korean Service medal, the United Nations Service medal, the National Defense Service medal, and a Good Conduct medal.

After retiring from the Air Force in 1965, Ray began working at Associated Grocers repairing and maintaining the refrigeration systems. Like a true entrepreneur he also had several side businesses, including a mobile appliances service company, mobile emissions testing, and he also provided coin operated laundry systems for large commercial businesses throughout the Denver-metro area.

Ray was a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ and was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church for over 40 years, serving as both the Treasurer and Deacon. In 2011 he was lead to a new church home at Airport Blvd Baptist Church. Ray loved to spend his leisure time fishing, hunting, and reading - he often referred to himself as the walking Encyclopedia.

He will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, and faithful follower of Christ.

He is survived by his adoring wife of 60 years, Yayoi Romberger; along with 3 children, son Perry and wife Kimberly of Linden, California, daughters Sue of Byers, Colorado, Jennie and husband Gerald of Aurora, Colorado; 2 grandchildren Maranda and Tasha; 2 great-grandchildren Christian and Brooklyn; and his dog Pumpkin Honey Baby.

The viewing of Ray Romberger will be held at Advantage Aurora Chase Chapel on Wednesday August, 20th 2014 from 5:00-7:00p. Funeral services will be held Thursday August 21st, 2014 starting at 10:00a with Pastor John Burrows officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Refreshments and snacks will provided at the families home following the ceremony at Fort Logan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stand Up To Cancer http://www.standup2cancer.org/ or The Walk To End Alzheimer's http://www.alz.org/co/in_my_community_walk.asp in Ray's honor. Those wishing to sign the guest book may do so online at http://www.advantagefunerals.com/obituaries

2 Corinthians 5:6-8 So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

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"I miss you so much! I love Daddy." Sue Hansen (Byers, CO)

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