CASA GRANDE, Ariz. - John Robert Rominger, longtime Havre teacher, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at RTA Hospice & Palliative Care in Casa Grande, Ariz., after a long struggle with health problems.
A memorial service will be held at the Casa Grande United Methodist church at 11 a.m. Friday. Private burial will be held at a later date at Highland Cemetery in Havre.
John was born Jan. 23, 1924, in Floweree to William Preston and Adelene Pearl (Rankin) Rominger.
He attended schools in Montana and New Hampshire and completed his education in Great Falls. John had a BA degree in science and taught for 30 years, most of which was at Havre Junior High School. John loved to teach and earned the respect of his many students. He made learning fun and taught those who knew him how to live life to the fullest.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Lanette; brothers, Rankin, Richard and Gordon; and sister, Marjorie.
John and Charlotte (Williams) were married Nov. 7, 1943, in Great Falls. They have been inseparable for more than 61 years.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte; sons, Lynn (Judy) of Havre and Lon (Jan) of Hereford, Ariz.; and three grandchildren, Krista (James) of Anchorage, Alaska, Sommer Lee of Billings and Beau of Hamilton.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked to send memorial contributions to RTA Hospice & Palliative Care or the United Methodist Church.
Services were entrusted to Simes Mortuaries Casa Grande Chapel.