SUBLETTE — Richard F. "Dick" Roemmich, 77, of Sublette, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Heritage Health in Mendota.
He was born Jan. 18, 1942, in Sublette, the son of Ralph F. and Ethel (Richards) Roemmich.
Dick was a life long farmer in the Sublette area. In 1971 he became the original "Handyman" at Woodhaven Lakes in Sublette. He had also owned and operated Roemmich Resort Homes with his wife in Sublette for over 48 years.
Dick was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mendota, serving the church in many capacities. He was also a member of the Sublette Fire Department, the Sublette Elevator Board, the Sublette Tri-County Tractor Ride, and the Mendota Elks Lodge.
Dick married Bernadine M. Leffelman at First United Methodist Church in Mendota on June 15, 1963.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Nancy Williams and Marilyn Roemmich in infancy.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Deborah (Kevin) Schultz, Denna
(Brent) Barker, and Dixie (Barry) Doughty, all of Sublette; three grandchildren, Andrew (Kate) Schultz, Britni (Tom Dvorak) Schultz, and Brennan (Elissa) Barker; two great-grandsons, Griffin Schultz and Brayden Barker; several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Mendota with the Rev. Mary Bohall officiating. Burial of cremains will follow in St. Paul Evangelical Cemetery in rural Mendota. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service, on Wednesday, in the church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the First United Methodist Church.
Funeral arrangements by Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy.
Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com.