Robert Deirkes RomweberMay 18, 1939 ~ November 30, 2017 (age 78)
Robert D. Romweber passed away peacefully Thursday, November 30 th , 2017, at St. John’s Medical
Center in Jackson, WY. Bob was born May 18 th , 1939 to Robert and Helen Romweber of Batesville, IN. He
spent his childhood in Batesville, and in Harbor Springs, MI until he went to St. Joseph’s Preparatory
School in Bardstown, KY. Bob attended Purdue University after which he entered the Army where he
served at a language school in California and later in Germany. After the Army, Bob assumed a role with
his family’s business, Romweber Furniture, makers of classic oak furniture. In 1971 he moved to New
York City where he resided for 25 years as a representative of the Romweber Furniture Company.
In 1996 Bob moved to Jackson, WY where he spent that last 22 years. He worked in Jackson as a Master
Hotel Supplier until 2015. He was very involved in Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church where he
was a 4 th Degree Knight of Columbus. Bob was a Pro-Life advocate and a member of the Board of
Directors for the Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center. He enjoyed entertaining his wide circle of
friends and family—he was a master chef and a member of the James Beard Society.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Helen Romweber, his sister Susan Romweber and
Godchildren Julie Romweber and Hank Muehlenkamp. He is survived by his brother Pete Romweber
(Connie) and sisters Nancy Grote (Buzz), Posey Knecht, Donna Ludwig and numerous nieces and
A rosary will be said at 8:30 a.m. Friday, December 15 at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church in
Jackson followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Bob will be buried in Batesville, Indiana at
St. Louis Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center P.O.
Box 436, Jackson, WY.