In Memory of Roma E. Lovett



Roma E. Lovett
Roma E. Lovett
Born: June 1, 1922
Died: October 26, 2020
Age: 98
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Roma E. Lovett
June 1, 1922 - October 26, 2020
From: Ida Grove, IA

Roma Lovett, age 98, of Ida Grove, Iowa, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at the Horn Memorial Hospital of Ida Grove, Iowa.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 2, 2020, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ida Grove, Iowa. Rev. Richard A. Salcido and Rev. Neil Wehmas will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the Storm Lake Cemetery of Storm Lake, Iowa. A Visitation will be held one-hour prior to the service from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on Monday, November 2, 2020, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Ida Grove, Iowa.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks are encouraged and social distancing rules apply. The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.  Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com


Roma Elaine Lovett was born June 1, 1922, to Chauncie and Edith Clark of Lake City, Iowa. She attended Lake City High School and graduated with the class of 1939. After high school she attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa, where she obtained her teaching certificate. She later taught in the Lake City area.

On December 20, 1944, Roma was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Lovett. The couple was blessed with a son, Terry. Roma and Bob owned and operated the Culligan water business in Ida Grove, Iowa, for over fifty years. Roma was the bookkeeper and enjoyed every minute at work. Their son was also associated the family business.

Roma enjoyed many years with her loving husband, Bob. Whether it was going out to eat on a Friday night or playing Bridge and Go Fish with the grandchildren, Roma treasured time spent with her family and friends. She also enjoyed dancing with her grandchildren when they would have sleepovers. She was a faithful and devoted member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Left to cherish her memory include her son Terry (fiancée Gayleen Schug) Lovett of Ida Grove, IA; granddaughters Kelli (special friend Randy Glau) Lovett of Vermillion, SD and Mindi (special friend Joe Nees) Mandernach of Odebolt, IA; great-grandchildren Austin Reich of Vermillion, SD, Alexis (fiancé Devin Anderson) Reich of Sioux Falls, SD, Karlie (fiancé Kent Krager) Mandernach of Ida Grove, IA, Clayton Mandernach and Kacie Mandernach both of Odebolt, IA; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Chancie and Edith Clark; her husband Robert “Bob” Lovett; daughter-in-law Marilyn Lovett; sisters Marvel (Leon) Ohrlund and Bernice (Henry) Brisbois; and grandson-in-law Scott Mandernach.

SERVICES

10:30 a.m., Monday,
November 2, 2020
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Ida Grove, Iowa

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks are encouraged and social distancing rules apply.

OFFICIATING

Rev. Richard A. Salcido
Rev. Neil Wehmas

CASKET BEARERS

Austin Reich
Alexis Reich
Karlie Mandernach
Clayton Mandernach
Kacie Mandernach
Kent Krager
Devin Anderson

VISITATION

One-Hour Prior to the Service
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Monday, November 2, 2020
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Ida Grove, Iowa

MUSIC

Recorded Selections
"Lift High The Cross"
"Amazing Grace, My Chains Are Gone"
"The Lord's Prayer"
"Behold A Host"

Sue Salcido, Organist

INTERMENT

Storm Lake Cemetery
Storm Lake, Iowa


Condolences


Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 2:34 PM
“Very sorry to hear of Roma's passing, I always enjoyed talking to her and Bob out at the farm”
- Kevin McCaulley
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 3:53 PM
“Dear Terry, Gayleen and Family. We are sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mike and Mary”
- Mike and Mary Monroe
Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 3:54 PM
“Dear Terry, Kelli & Mindi ~ Sending you big hugs filled with love for Sweet Aunt Roma will be dearly missed! Remembering the sound of her voice makes me smile but her unforgettable expressions will always make me shake my head & giggle. We were so fortunate to be taught how to play cards, dance, wear high heels, eat pie, do our hair & makeup, give & return big hugs, but most importantly we were blessed with her unconditional love! Her love will continue to shine through all of you and your children!”
- Holly Svendsen
Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 3:54 PM
“Dear Terry, Your sweet Mom's wings were ready & she is now safe in the arms of our Lord. May your memories give you consulation & strength during this difficult time. With sincere sympathy, Judy.”
- Judy Andresen
Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 3:54 PM
“Sympathy to you, Terry, and your family at this sad time. Roma was always so kind and good natured whenever we saw her.”
- Jim and Ann Holst
Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 3:54 PM
“Terry, sending our sincere sympathies to you and the girls upon hearing about your mom. Always enjoyed chatting with her at Culligan and MRC. She always looked so nice and loved to chat. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Jim and Rose Weary
Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 2:52 PM
“Dear Terry and family, l always enjoyed visiting with Roma when visiting at Morningside Care Center! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you! My sympathy and God’s Blessings! Joan”
- Joan K. Petersen
Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 2:52 PM
“So very sorry to hear that your mom passed away, Terry. She was always so friendly when I went to pay my Culligan bill. Prayers for you & your family. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
- Patricia Wilson
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