Glendle L. 'Glen' Romine, 69, of Colorado City, Colo., passed away Feb. 5, 2010. Survived by his wife, Nancy A. Romine; children, Greg (Diane) Romine and Christopher (Crystine) Romine; grandchildren, Nicholas, Emma and Ashlyn; sisters, Connie (Jim) Keller and Judy Romine; brothers, Bill (Pat) Romine, Jerry (Karen) Romine; brother-in-law, Paul Schneider; sister-in-law, Pat Scheider; nieces and nephews; and great nieces and great nephews. He is preceded in death by his son, Bradley Romine; niece, Rachael Romine; and brother-in-law, James Schneider. Glen was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Chariton, Iowa. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force, then graduated with a BS and MA from Northeast Missouri State (now Truman State University) in Kirksville, Mo. Glen was a Special Education Teacher in Tama-Toledo, Iowa, then the Principal of Pleasant Hill Developmental Center in Marshalltown, Iowa. He continued his career as the Special Education Director at Northeast BOCES in Haxtun, Colo., and then the Special Education Director at Falcon School, District 49, in Colorado Springs, Colo. He loved playing golf and was a member of the Holly Dot Golf Course in Colorado City. Memorial service, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, Pueblo, with the Rev. Waudell Maple, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the Rye Angel House, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Nancy, Greg and Chris, I heard about Glenn from Joyce & John and I want you to know that I´m thinking about you all! My year with you was one of the best in my life and Glenn will always be in my heart.

    I wish I could come over and give Nancy a big hug.

    Love you all

    Anna

  2. Nancy, Greg, Chris and families, it came as quite a shock when I heard of Glen’s passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Glen was my mentor and friend…the reason I came to Colorado and have the life I do now. He was a hero in the special education world and a hero to me. I am saddened by his passing and will always hold a special place in my heart for him. All of my love, Barb

  3. Nancy, Sorry to hear about Glen, please accept my condolences. He was a good boss and a good leader when he was at the NE BOCES, he truly cared about kids. My prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Nancy and family,

    We were shocked and saddened when we read in the TR about Glen’s passing. I have such fond memories of him during our Pleasant Hill days. The thing I will remember most is how much he cared about special needs kids. He had a huge heart- was so kind and compassionate. He did good work while here on earth- and touched many lives in such a positive way. He will be missed. Know that you are in our thoughts and in our prayers.

    Tom and Julie Crotty

  5. To the Romine family,

    We were sad to hear about Glen’s passing. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Kevin and Laura Morrissey

  6. Nancy, I just want to let you know I am thinking of you and send my sympathy to you and your family on Glen’s death. Read about it in the M’twn paper. May prayers and your memories help you at this time. Georgiana

  7. Dear Nancy and Family,
    We are so saddened by the news of Glen.He was a wonderful man and great boss. He was always so supportive. His quiet, calm manner was something no one can easily forget. I know he is in a good place now and will be looking down on all of us now & giving his support. We will donate to the hospice in his name. Love to all,
    Pat Wallisch

  8. Dear Nancy and Family,
    We are so saddened by the news of Glen.He was a wonderful man and great boss. He was always so supportive. His quiet, calm manner was something no one can easily forget. I know he is in a good place now and will be looking down on all of us now & giving his support. We will donate to the hospice in his name. Love to all,
    Pat Wallisch

  9. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I have so many happy memories of Glen and your family from the old Pleasant Hill days. I will always appreciate that he gave me my start after college by believing in me and hiring me. I wish you all peace, and know that we care.
    Jody and Dave Howells

  10. Nancy and Family. . . Please accept our deepest condolences. Butch was one of my (Bob’s) favorite and best friends, although we didn’t see each other for 40 years, since High School. Our getting together after all those years was meant to be!

    Please keep in touch and we will do the same. God Bless.

  11. Dear Nancy,
    Our prayers are with you and the boys and their families today. I was shoveling snow today on the deck and the ‘Brad’ bell was ringing loudly. We are all thinking of you and hope to see you in the next couple months.

  12. Nancy,
    Wanted to let you know that I just spoke with Tom and Bonnie Buresh and they were not aware of Glen’s death. They wanted me to send their condolences as they do not have email. Their address is
    Bonnie and Tom Buresh
    113 Andover Green
    Franklin TN 37069

    (615) 646-2089

    Thinking of you on this most difficult day.
    Carolyn

  13. Nancy and Family,
    You and your family will be in my prayers as you deal with the loss of Glen. I will always remember with fondness the days that he worked with the Title 1 teachers in Falcon. He was a very kind and gentle man who cared very much about us as teachers and the students of Falcon. I appreciated the calming influence he had on others. He will be missed.

  14. Nancy,
    I am very sorry to hear of your loss. The days of the Pleasant Hill functions and parties were very fond memories for Roxie and I. Sorry we lost touch of all the Pleasant Hill folks as Roxie also passed away in late November 2009.

  15. Dear Nancy, Greg and Chris,

    Robert just came over to tell us about Glen’s death. What can we say? You are in our hearts at this sad time. We will remember Glen as a good friend and hope that your wonderful memories as a family will help you through this time of grief.

  16. Dear Nancy,
    We were so sorry to hear about Glen. Val and I keep in touch, through email, and she had seen it in the Marshalltown paper. Neither of us had your address to send you a card. Glen was our fearless leader and a good friend during the “good old days” at Pleasant Hill. We share many fond memories of those days. We will keep you, and your family, in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time.
    Karen and Rich Larimer

  17. Dear Romine Family

    I just wanted you to know that Glen was one of the best supervisors I ever had the pleasure of working with. Glen was instrumental in my career as a special education teacher and I am forever grateful for his support throughout the years. I am heart broken to hear that he is no longer with us.

  18. We were so sad to hear the news. My husband Richard and I have been reminiscing about how nice, gentle, special Glen was. I am so happy our lives crossed via our special ed director careers. Our thoughts are with all of the family.
    Lorrie and Richard Harkness

  19. Dear Nancy, Greg and family and Chris and family,

    My deepest sympathy’s go out to you all in this time of loss. Glen was a very special man. He was my mentor and was probably the greatest force in allowing me to become the person and the educator I wanted to be. He was my first principal as a student teacher and a first year teacher. He always validated any ideas that I had for new and different things to do with those very special students. He encouraged and allowed me to test my wings and build a level of confidence that I had not had until I met him.

    And, he was the reason that we followed our dream to live and raise our kids in Colorado. I so appreciated the opportunities that he made available to me.

    And my final relationship with him was as a friend. He will always hold a very special place in the hearts of my children–he made them feel special, too. We spent some really good times together in Colorado.

    I loved him and he will be missed. God bless.

  20. Dear Nancy, we are heart-broken to hear the news about Glen. He was such a very, very special man with great compassion for the children he worked with and the staff he supervised. His memory will always hold a special place in our hearts! Blessings to you and your family.

  21. Dear Nancy,
    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family at this sad time. We will always cherish the happy memories of fun times with you and Glen as colleagues and friends.
    Russ and Dottie McDavid

  22. Nancy and Children I am sorry to hear about Glen’s death. I certainly enjoyed the years he supervised me as the speech-language pathologist at Pleasant Hill. I will be making a memorial to the Hospice unit in his name. God Bless. Sandy Bennett

  23. To the Romine family. All our sympathy. I know that Linda always liked talking to Butch, because of there special education backgrounds. We will miss him. Take care
    Steve & Linda Brock

  24. Nancy and children,
    Our heartfelt sympathies to all of you. Glenn was a wonderful loving man that cared so much for God’s special children! We will always remember all of your kindness when we moved to Marshalltown with our children. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!!
    Love, Glenn and Luann Harmelink

  25. Nancy and Family,
    We were so sad to hear about your husband. You were Samantha’s best teacher we think and it has made her a very strong reader. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. It was good you had a few years together after you retired.

    God Bless You All, Jim and Corine Daubert

  26. To the Romine family. You have our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We will keep you all in our prayers. Bob & Eileen Morrissey

  27. Dear Romine Family,
    We were so sad to hear of Glen’s passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this sad and difficult time.
    Love,
    Jean,Tom, Michael & David Lyle

  28. We were so saddened to read of Glen’s death in todays paper. Please know that we are thinking of you at this difficult time.

  29. Dear Nancy, Greg, and Chris,

    Kevin and I were really sorry to read about Glen. We have a lot of good memories involving your family, lots of good times with the boys. Take care and know that we are thinking of you.

    Mim Duffy

  30. Nancy and all,

    I’m saddened to learn of Glen’s passing. I hope you find some measure of comfort in years of memories and in knowing that others share your sorrow.
    Praying that you feel God’s loving arms around you.
    Peace and love to all
    Valarie (Hanzelka) Sherriff

  31. Just wish one of my “famous mud pies” could have taken the illness away. We love you.
    Uncle Don and Aunt Connie

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