Died 5 Jan 1978: Father Joseph Kaufmann of IL/ID, Mother Elizabeth Nuxoll of IL/ID

 Josepha Kaufmann Romain, 89, a long-time Great Falls MT resident, died Thursday in a Cottonwood, Idaho hospital.
She was born in Green Creek , IL , and attended schools in that state, moving to Idaho when she was 12 years old. Her family farmed near Cottonwood , Idaho , where she married Fred Romain in 1908. They operated a general store at Keuterville , Idaho , until 1913 when the couple came to Marias where they farmed for 35 years, moving to Great Falls in 1948. He operated a ranch at Augusta until his death in 1956 and she lived here until 1975 when she went to Cottonwood to make her home with a daughter, Lena Hoene.
Surviving with Mrs. Magdalena (Gus) Hoene are another daughter, Delores (Irvin) Hutchison, Chester; six sons, Bernard of Grangeville, Idaho; Lawrence of Great Falls, MT; Clarence and Raymond, both of Chester, MT; Alfred of Lompoc, Calif., and John, Whitefish, MT; brothers Anthony Kaufmann, Lawrence Kaufmann and Ferdinand Kaufmann, all of Lewiston, Idaho; sisters Mrs. (Katherine) Peter Seubert and Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gust Seubert, both of Marathon, Wisc.; Mrs. (Mary) Morris Sipes and Mrs. (Anna)William Hagen, both of Tacoma, Wash.; 27 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Services will be Monday, January 11th at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, Cottonwood . The body will be brought to Great Falls where committal services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Manchester Cemetery with the OConnor Funeral Home handling local arrangements.

Submitted by: Angela Romain
Phoenix, AZ



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