Doris Mary Romell

Doris Mary Romell

Doris Mary Romell

Doris Mary Romell, 84, of Adams, Wisconsin passed away on July 31, 2019, at the UW-Madison Hospital.

Doris was born on November 11, 1934, to Ross and Eva (Dressel) Roberts in Monroe Center, Wisconsin. She graduated from Adams-Friendship High School in 1952. After high school, she worked at Adams Marquette Electric Coop where she met her husband, Kenneth John Romell, when he came in to pay his parent’s electric bill. Doris and Ken married were married on September 25, 1954. Doris and Ken have one daughter. Sheila Romell. Later, Doris worked at Adams Memorial Hospital where she was the Business Manager for 17 years. In 1967, Doris and Ken purchased the Roche-a-Cri Drive In, which they operated for three years while both maintain their full-time jobs.

Doris was very active in her community. She served as a member of the school board and the Adams City Council. She served on many committees during her tenure on each of these elected positions. She also worked at the HUD Program in Adams, Wisconsin.

Doris was a very loving person whose generosity touched many people. She dearly loved all of her family and friends, of whom she had many. She was admired for her cooking, especially her pies and baked beans. She was also a wonderful housewife. She had many talents, including crocheting, quilting, and counted cross stitch. She gave many of her beautiful afghans and quilts to her family and friends.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Ross and Eva Roberts, father-in-law Louis C. Romell, mother-in-law Katherine Romell, sister-in-law, Geraldine Romell, brother-in-law, Robert Romell, brother-in-law Ralph Romell, and her beloved nephew, Randy Roberts. She is survived by her loving husband, Kenneth Romell and their daughter, Sheila Romell (Dale Vanden Heuvel). She is also survived by her loving brother, Gale (Doris) Roberts, Erik Vanden Heuvel (grandson), brother-in-law, Louis Romell, Jr., Elizabeth Romell (sister-in-law), her nieces, Sherry Haase (John), Carole La Forge, Cindy Roberts, Roxanne Romell, Rhonda Romell and nephew, Richard Romell (Kathy). She is also survived by many grand nieces and nephews, and her many friends who will miss her.

Family and friends are invited to join Ken at the “Celebration of Life” party for Doris on September 14, 2019, at Cedar Shack in Adams, Wisconsin. There will be food and refreshments served from 1:00 P. M. to 5:00 P.M.

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  1. Renne and Joe Pinson First Class Taxi Service says:

    Ken, So sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers.

  2. Barb (Larson) Dehmlow says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  3. Lavonne scott says:

    To you and Sheila my deepest sympathy. Doris was a grand lady & I will miss our chats.

  4. Gloria & Jim Kaufman says:

    Sending our deepest sympathies.

  5. Kathy Williams says:

    Ken, Sheila & Family…………..Sincere condolences for the passing of Doris. I remember the times we worked at Adams Mem. Hospital in the 1970;s. Thoughts & prayers to all of you……..

  6. Paula Bassan says:

    I am so sad to hear about Doris being gone. I was talking to Lenny’s brother in law last night about Lenny being in the hospital. We went inside to talk to Esther and she was telling me about Doris. I didn’t know her very well, but what I knew I loved. If you need anything, just yell out the back window as always.

  7. Dr gonzo says:

    She was always very kind and interested in our Agate snapping trips to Minnesota my condolence to you

  8. Robert & Patricia Anderson says:

    Our deepest condolences to you Ken and Sheila on your loss. As I know like many others Pat and I remember only positive fun loving times. Both you Ken and Doris were always two of the people we were so happy to see at all the various dances we all went to, Dellwood Pavilion, Patrick’s Lake, Monroe Center Community Hall, New Rome town hall ,just to name a few.

  9. Marcia L Wysocky says:

    Such a precious little lady. She will be missed by all who knew her. Our deepest sympathy.

  10. Lisa Guzman says:

    I am so sorry Ken, Sheila, and Dale. Doris was very, very special. She had such a good heart, always welcomed me, and made me feel as part of your family. I already miss her smile, quick wit, as well as her advice. It will be wonderful to come together to celebrate her life and honor such a loving and caring woman, wife, and Mom. Love you.

  11. Paul Negast says:

    Very sad to hear of your loss. My condolences to all.

  12. Don and Karen Hartwig Rathke says:

    Our Deepest Sympathy to the Romell family.

  13. Curt and Dawn Mathe says:

    Our deepest sympathy to you during this difficult time.

  14. Phyllis Eisen and Len Voltes says:

    We are very sad to hear about the loss of your very precious wife and mother. She was very special and will be sorely missed. Hoping you will find strength in your wonderful memories. All our love to your family.

  15. Tamara Marbes says:

    So loved by all who met her. Heaven will not know what to do with her wry wit and sense of humor but I will surely miss it. Blessings and healing to her family and all who are missing her.

  16. Julie and Bob Goodhue says:

    We will miss our good friend and neighbor so much. Our love and sympathy to her family.

  17. Mart Eggebrecht says:

    So sorry Ken. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  18. Barbie Warp says:

    What a great lady, wife, and Mother. She will be missed.

  19. Rog and Ellen Chambers says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Ken and family. So sorry!

  20. Theresa Elliott says:

    A beautiful tribute to a beautiful woman. I will always think of her as “Mom.” Much love to you all. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to support you.❤️

  21. Jim and MaryAnn Pease says:

    Ken and family. Sorry to read of Doris passing. Sending condolences from Sacramento California. We always enjoyed talking with Ken and her.

  22. Kathleen Theisen says:

    My deepest condolences.

  23. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss. May God family and friends comfort you during this difficult time

  24. Valerie Mecklenburg says:

    Sad to see…hugs to all.