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Joyce Romfo

   Joyce Romfo, 70, of Langdon, ND, passed away on June 30, 2020, in Grand Forks, ND, surrounded by family.

   Joyce Marie (Lee) Romfo was born October 13, 1949 in Langdon, ND, to Oliver and Bernice (Williams) Lee. She attended school and graduated from Walhalla High School in 1968. She attended and graduated from Aakers Business College. She married Gary Romfo on August 30, 1969, at the United Presbyterian Church in Walhalla. They were blessed with 3 children. She retired from Cavalier County Memorial Hospital in 2018.

   Joyce loved being a grandma and spending time with her family. Her grandchildren gave her great joy, laughter and enriched her life in the most amazing ways. She enjoyed baking, embroidering, quilting, puzzles, gardening and was always up for a concert.

   Joyce is survived by her children: Kristy (Kevin) Panico of Grand Forks, ND, Jason (Jess) Romfo of Olathe, KS, and Jamie (Lisa) Romfo of Becker, MN; grandchildren: Emsley & Alayna Panico, Carter, Cayden & Bella Romfo, and Piper, Hudson, & Presley Romfo; siblings: Donna (Glen) McGlynn, Phyllis Tongen, Oliver (Debra) Lee Jr. and Bruce Lee; brother-in-law Raymond (Vicki) Romfo; sister-in-law: Eileen (Leslie) Welsh; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband Gary Romfo, father Oliver Lee Sr., mother Bernice Lee, father-in-law Clarence Romfo, mother-in-law Mildred Romfo, sister-in-law Betty Dalzell, brother-in-law Delton Dalzell, nephew Jerry Dalzell, and friend Dean Horgan.

   Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, at United Presbyterian Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will take place from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Brooks Funeral Home and for one hour prior to service time at the church on Friday, July 3, 2020. Social distancing and the use of masks are encouraged. Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery, Langdon, ND.


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So sorry for your loss. I worked with Joyce and got to know her at The White Mart. So sad to hear this. Condolences.

Patty (Onerheim) Holman Jul 3 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joyce Romfo

Sheila Beauchamp Jul 2 2020 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family as you find your way through the loss of Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend. Joe and I always enjoyed a chance meeting we would have with Joyce and catching up on family.

Joe and Amy Phillips Jul 2 2020 12:00 AM

My condolences to Kristi, Jason and Jamie. I worked with your Mom when I was in high school at the White Mart. We had some good times there and she always had such wonderful things to say about all of you. Later whenever I would come back to Langdon and run into her, she always took the time to visit and we'd have a good catch up. She was a lovely lady and will be missed. I'm so sorry for your loss. - Lisa Mikkelsen

Lisa Mikkelsen Jul 1 2020 12:00 AM

Very sorry to hear of Joyce's passing. I enjoyed working with her at CCMH- She was the best cook and made fabulous banana bread! I will miss her! My deepest sympathies.

Rachel Faleide

Rachel Faleide Jul 1 2020 12:00 AM

Sincere sympathies to the Lee/Romfo families.

Dianne Dalzell LaRocque Jul 1 2020 12:00 AM

Very surprised to hear of the passing of Joyce. I was so glad I got to visit with her last summer at Altru. We got to catch up and remember the good old days at the farm. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May you RIP Joyce.

Edna Jul 1 2020 12:00 AM

Kristy, We are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time .Just one year ago this week we had such nice visits with you and your Mom at Grand View Lodge. We know you have many wonderful memories of your Dad and Mom that will help to comfort you, God's blessings to you and your family.

Jim and Bonnie Olson Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM

My sympathy to the Lee and Romfo Romfo families..Joyce was a friend who always had a smile.. one of the Walhalla Class of 1968..

Audrey Mathison Beauchp Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM