Bob Dean Romine

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Bob Dean Romine

October 14, 1923 - October 10, 2018

Bob Dean Romine Bob Dean Romine, 94, Oklahoma City, formerly of Enid, was born October 14, 1923, in Breckenridge, the son of Carl E. and Edna M. (Mauk) Romine. He completed this life on October 10, 2018, surrounded by his family.
Bob was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He will be deeply missed.
Bob graduated as Salutatorian from Ames High School. He excelled in many sports and played piano at Ames Baptist Church.
He served his country during World War II and was at the Allied invasion of France at Utah Beach. After being honorably discharged as a three-striped sergeant, he returned to Enid and began his career in accounting.
He was a partner at the Romine and Thomas public accounting firm, from which he retired after more than 35 years.
Bob married the love of his life, Helen Ann Gales, on June 16, 1949. They made their home in Enid where they were active members of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Bob and Helen took many memorable family vacations, including a 50th anniversary trip to Colorado Springs with all of their children and grandchildren.
After retirement, Bob enjoyed gardening, volunteer work at the Horn of Plenty, and playing games with family and friends. They also spent years traveling across the country and Europe.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, and by Helen, on August 28th of this year, after being married 69 years.
He is survived by his children, Gary and Liz Romine, of Wentzville, MO; Janis and Ted Jones of Oklahoma City; Elisa Norred of Tulsa; and Deann Romine of Oklahoma City; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and his sister, Ruth Ann Hammond of Enid.
A funeral service to remember Bob is 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Vondel Smith North Colonial Chapel, 13125 N. MacArthur Blvd. Oklahoma City. Burial follows at 2:00 p.m. at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Enid, Oklahoma.
Published on October 10, 2018
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