Norma G. Romberg

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Norma G. Romberg

May 24, 1921 - October 04, 2018

Norma G. Romberg Norma Gene Romberg, 97, of Traverse City, passed away from natural causes on Oct. 4, 2018.
She was born May 24, 1921 to the late George and Ellen (Anderson) Starkey in Republic. She grew up with fours sisters and four brothers, Gayle, Mercedes, Beverly, Nina, Lloyd, Glen, Buddy and Richie.
Norma graduated from Northern University Business School. For over 30 years she utilized her degree, employed by the Michigan Employment Security Commission. She was named American Business Women Association Woman of the Year.
She lived in many areas, always staying in Michigan and finally residing in Traverse City. Norma loved to garden and do calligraphy.
She is survived and missed by her children, Anna Marie, David Michael, Dianne Christine, Keith Alan and Kevin Brian. She is also survived and missed by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her four legged companion, Dusky the cat.
Norma was preceded in death by her husband, David; her daughter, Cynthia; her brother, Glenn; sister, Anita; brother, Lloyd; brother, Buddy; brother, Richie; and her pet, Gidget. A graveside service will take place Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens, 3575 Veterans Dr., Traverse City, MI 49684.
Please visit to share your memories with the family on Norma's tribute page.
In lieu of flowers, the family would ask you consider donations to the Cherryland Humane Society in Norma's honor.
The family is being cared for and served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on October 10, 2018
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