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James Franklin Romelfanger
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1897
Rockford
Winnebago County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1970
Jamestown
Stutsman County
North Dakota, USA

James F Romelfanger, 73, retired Midland Railway Co. employee, died Friday afternoon at Jamestown Hospital where he had been a patient for the past ten days.

Funeral services will be Monday at 1:30pm at the Daly-Peterson Funeral Home with Rev. N E McCoy in charge. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Romelfanger was born March 13, 1897 at Rockford, Illinois, son of Mr and Mrs Franklin Romelfanger. As a child he moved with his parents to Roscoe, SD where he received his education and later engaged in farming. He enlisted in the US Army on Sept 9, 1918, during World War I and was discharged on March 21, 1919.

Following his discharge, Mr Romelfanger returned to Roscoe and shortly after came to the Kensel community where he farmed. He was married to Gladys Johnson on October 28, 1924 at Carrington and they made their home on his farm until 1943 when they retired and moved to Jamestown. Mr Romelfanger was employed by the Midland Railway Co until retiring in 1964. His wife died on December 31, 1969. He was a member of Fort Seward Barracks, World War I Veterans.

Survivors include twin sons, James Allen Romelfanger, Jamestown, and Sgt First Class Jerold Eldwin Romelfanger, in Germany; one daughter, Mrs James Lukins (Florence), Fort Worth, TX; 11 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs Ed Belanger (Sarah) and Mrs Lester Grote (Dena) both of Aberdeen, SD; and Mrs Frances Jensen, Santa Maria, CA. His parents, his wife and a brother preceded him in death.

-JAMESTOWN SUN
-Saturday 19 December 1970, page 3 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Frances Romalfanger (1873 - 1950)
  Florence R Romalfanger (1876 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Johnson Romelfanger (1901 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Jerald Eldwin Romelfanger (1934 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Agnes Romelfanger Belanger (1895 - 1989)*
  James Franklin Romelfanger (1897 - 1970)
  Bernert J Romelfanger (1903 - 1903)*
  Dena Irene Romelfanger Grote (1905 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
South Dakota
Wagr Supply Company 2nd Infantry
World War I
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Jamestown
Stutsman County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: BJ Brewer
Record added: Oct 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99194226
James Franklin Romelfanger
Added by: BJ Brewer
 
James Franklin Romelfanger
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James Franklin Romelfanger
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