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