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1 of 6 | Posted by: Debbie Kirkland - Houston, TX

“Grandpa you will be missed more than you know. Thanks for all the good times we had while I was growing up. Putting up with my complaining about...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Karen Veeser - Wilson, MI

“We lost a great man Friday night. Papa has always been a man that stood by his principals. He has been the kind of man that the rest of us men can...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Gerald L. Shoup, Jr. - Prentice, WI

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4 of 6 | Posted by: Beth Johnson - Watertown, WI

“Was so sorry to hear of Victor's passing. He and Juanita both brought a smile to my face whenever I would see them. No matter what was going on in...Read More »
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Victor G. Romas, 91, of Kingsford, went to our Lord and Savior on Friday, Feb. 24 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.

Victor was born on September 3, 1920 in Dallas, TX, son of the late George and Beatrice (Smith) Romas. He graduated in1936 from Lufkin High School in Lufkin, TX. Victor married Juanita Boudreaux on June 30, 1941 in Texas. He was a United States Army Veteran of WWII and continued serving his country in the army for over 22 years as a safety inspector. Most of his military career was spent in Germany, Alaska and Texas. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid golfer and bowler. Victor was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by his family and friends.

Victor is survived by his wife of 70 years, Juanita; four daughters, Vicky Jo Shoup of Kingsford, Elaine (Jose) Martinez of Houston, TX, Annette M. (William) Lytle of Lemoore, CA and Linda C. McClure of Iron Mountain; seven grandchildren, Gerald Shoup Jr., William Lytle Jr., James Lytle, Jonathan McClure, Christina (Dennis) Martinson, Karen (Chris) Veeser, Madison Paul (McClure); three great grandchildren, Christopher Martinson, Teague Shoup, Tristan Shoup; a brother, Herman Dean; and a son in law, Gerald Shoup Sr., of Crystal Falls, MI.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Nancy Briggs, Elsie Shannon and Georgia Dobbs.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dickinson County Cancer Unit Loan Closet or for masses in Victor's memory at American Martyrs Church.

Private family services will be held. Burial will be in the Houston National Cemetery in Houston, TX.

Condolences may be expressed to the family of Victor Romas online at

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the funeral arrangements.