May 21, 2014 | volume 101 / Number 21

Walter Medford Romo

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

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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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