Doris Romig, 84 of Gilman, passed away suddenly
on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at her
home. She was born on March 14, 1932 in Rib
Lake to the late Frank and Evelyn (Carlson)
Kolecheck. Doris was raised in the area and
graduated from Rib Lake High. She went on to
Taylor County Normal School where after
graduation moved to and taught 1st grade in
When Doris moved to Gilman she met the love of
her life: Theodore Romig. The couple were united
in marriage on August 4th, 1956 and were
inseparable until Ted’s death in 2010. Doris
raised her children: Gregg and Sandy and worked
in the family partnership Romig’s Hardware still
active waiting on customers until her death.
Doris was an active member of Saints Peter &
Paul Catholic Church-Gilman and the ladies guild.
She is survived by her children, Gregg (Shannon)
Romig of Hudson and Sandy (Jerry) Sromek of
Gilman, her five grandchildren, Megan and Bryce
Sromek and Tyler, Conor and Madison Romig, two
brothers, Francis (Annabelle) Kolecheck of Mt.
Pleasant and Mike (Phyllis) Kolecheck of Rib Lake
and one sister, Barb Bawiec of Hartford. Doris is
preceded in death by her parents, husband Ted,
grandson Garren Romig and four brothers, Roger
and Edward Schopp and Joe and David
A funeral mass will be held at 11AM on Thursday,
December 29th at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic
Church-Gilman with Father Madanu Lourdu
officiating. Burial will follow in Parish Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-8 PM at the Gilman
Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 28th
with a 4 PM Parish Rosary and continuing at
Church Thursday morning one hour prior to
services at the church.