April 10, 1946 – September 3, 2013
Romayne John Sporrer, age 67, of Glidden, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
Born on April 10, 1946 in Carroll, Iowa, he was the son of John L. and Elvira (Reinart) Sporrer. Romayne has lived in Glidden since moving from Carroll in 1964. He was married to Audrey Beckman in 1968 and to this union was born a daughter Tamara. He had worked construction after high school until present. He worked many years for Hoffmann Construction and recently for local contractors. Romayne enjoyed his Corvette, riding his motor cycle, following NASCAR, and following pro football.
Romayne is survived by a daughter Tamara Reid and her husband Michael of Pensacola, Florida; eight grandchildren: Rebecca, Daniel, Hannah, Moriah, Sarah, Julia, Leah, and Andrew all of Pensacola, Florida; two sisters: Geri Thobe and her husband Larry of Auburn, Iowa, and Julie Cale of Exira, Iowa, a sister-in-law Kathy Sporrer of Glidden; and several nieces and nephews.
Romayne was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Paul Sporrer in 1989, a sister Mary Louise in infancy, and a brother-in-law Frank Cale.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, September 9, 2013 at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden with Deacon Gary Schon of St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church in Glidden officiating. Friends may call at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Glidden after 5:00 P.M. on Sunday where there will be a prayer service held at 7:00 P.M. Burial will be in the Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery near Glidden. Casket bearers will be Romayne’s nephews. Honorary casket bearer will be Danny Moore. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home of Glidden.Information provided by: Dahn & Woodhouse Funeral Home
307 Idaho St.
Glidden, Iowa 51443