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Roman R. Thome

June 14, 1930 November 29, 2018
Roman R. Thome
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Obituary for Roman R. Thome

Roman R. Thome, 88, of Gilbertville, died Thursday, November 29 at Covenant Medical Center.

He was born June 14, 1930 in Waterloo, son of John and Cecelia Kass Thome. He married Victoria “Vicki” Riha on November 25, 1972 in Vining, Iowa.

Roman was employed with Rath Packing for 36 years until the company’s closing in 1984. He remained active working various jobs after that.
He was a long time member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, and Catholic Order of Foresters.

Survivors include: his wife; three daughters, Joleen Lowe of Gilbertville, Barbara (Chuck) Reiter of Evansdale and Beth (Matt) Stok of Eagan, Minn.; 8 grandchildren, Kailyn (Shane Henninger) Lowe, Kelsey (Miguel Steimel) Lowe, Kristopher Lowe, Kyler Lowe, Hailey Reiter, Alex Reiter, Roman Stok and Madelyn Stok; 5 great-grandchildren, Kennadi, Evelyn, Lily, Gabriel and Alice; a sister, Rita Weiden of Cedar Falls.

Preceded in death by: seven siblings, Aurelia Freet, Regina Weber, Leona Bernard, Celine Berns, Jerome Thome, Ralph Thome and Cletus Thome.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, both in Gilbertville. Public visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. Monday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street where there will be a 4 p.m. Foresters Rosary. Visitation will continue for one hour before services at the church on Tuesday.

Memorials may be directed to Bosco System or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Condolences may be left at www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.

Roman enjoyed being with all his grandkids and great-grandkids. He was a grandpa that showed sincere interest in what was happening in their lives. He always had a story or joke to tell, and a smile to send you on your way.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

3

Dec

4:00 PM 12/3/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/3/2018 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street

400 South St.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street
400 South St. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Rosary

Monday

3

Dec

4:00 PM 12/3/2018 4:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street

400 South St.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street
400 South St. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Vigil Service

Monday

3

Dec

6:00 PM 12/3/2018 6:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street

400 South St.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street
400 South St. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday

4

Dec

10:30 AM 12/4/2018 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 12/4/2018 11:30:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

311 15th Ave
Gilbertville, Iowa 50634

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
311 15th Ave Gilbertville 50634 Iowa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary's Cemetery Final Resting Place

Gilbertville, Iowa
Gilbertville, Iowa 50634

Gilbertville, Iowa Gilbertville 50634 Iowa
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bosco System

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

311 15th Ave
Gilbertville, Iowa 50634
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