Walter Medford Romo


Walter Melford Romo, 102, a retired farmer, passed away May 16, 2014, at the Country Home.

He was born on the family farm at Lakeside, Mont., between Bainville and Snowden, on Nov. 26, 1911, to Oscar and Sadie (Algren) Romo. He spent his early years making a mark in eastern Montana. He worked in construction building the highway between Sidney and Glendive. During the construction of Fort Peck Dam, he and his brother, Lester, moved a "chicken coop" to New Deal to work construction.

On Sept. 9, 1936, he married Julia Roessner of Saco/Bowdoin in Malta. He spent a few years working for the Gr...

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