Gary Romfo

A funeral service was held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at United Presbyterian Church in Langdon for Gary Romfo, 70, of Langdon.

Gary Romfo

Posted on 6/24/16

He died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at his home in Langdon.

Interment at Lebanon Cemetery, Langdon.

Gary Clarence Romfo was born February 19, 1946 to Clarence and Mildred (Jore) Romfo in Walhalla. He attended school and graduated from Walhalla High School in 1964.  He was active in the National Guard for two years. He married Joyce Lee on August 30, 1969 at the United Presbyterian Church in Walhalla. He was a life-long carpenter and farmed with his dad on the family farm in Vang. He enjoyed fishing, time with his family, and tinkering on projects at home and for others. His grandchildren gave him great joy, laughter and enriched his life in the most amazing ways. He was blessed beyond measure.

Gary is survived by his wife, Joyce, of Langdon; children: Kristy (Kevin) Panico of Grand Forks, Jason (Jess) Romfo of Olathe, Kan., and Jamie (Lisa) Romfo of Clear Lake, Minn.; grandchildren: Emsley and Alayna Panico, Carter, Cayden and Bella Romfo, and Piper, Hudson, and Presley Romfo; mother: Mildred Romfo of Langdon; siblings: Betty Dalzell, Raymond (Vicki) Romfo, and Eileen (Leslie) Welsh; sisters-in-law: Donna (Glen) McGlynn and Phyllis Tongen, brothers-in-law: Oliver (Debra) Lee Jr. and Bruce (Kim) lee; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by father Clarence, mother-in-law Bernice Lee, father-in-law Oliver Lee Jr., brother-in-law Delton Dalzell, nephew Jerry Dalzell, and friend Dean Horgan.

Brooks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are available at