Glenn E. Romine, 81, of Collinsville and formerly of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 8:22 a.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2018 in the emergency room at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.
He was born March 30, 1936 in Granite City, a son of the late Raymond Lee and Lelia Ann (McCracken) Romine Sr.
He married JoAnn (Harshbarger) Romine on May 14, 1955 in Granite City and she passed away on September 3, 1997.
He retired from the Granite City Street Department in 1998 after over 10 years of dedicated service with the Operating Engineers Local #520 as a heavy equipment operator.
He had served as a past Democratic Precinct 17 Committeeman, was a former member of the Granite City Elks Lodge #1063 and a member of the Venice Social Club. He will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.
He is survived by his dear partner of 20 years, Carolyn Wells of Collinsville; daughter, Mary Waltman of Granite City; five grandchildren, Randy Hall, James (Julia) Isaak, Amy (Brandon) Halstead, Betty (Jeff) Simpson and Lacie (Josh Deason) Waltman; nine great grandchildren; sister, Jeannine Kennington of Birmingham, Alabama; brother-in-law, Leroy (Ginger) Harshbarger of Collinsville; sister-in-law, Jackie Harshbarger; sons-in-law, Randy Isaak and Thomas Waltman; nieces; nephews; other extended family and many old friends.
In addition to his beloved wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, JoLynn Isaak; grandson, Joshua Waltman; brother, Raymond “Speed” Romine Jr.; sister, Erma Buscemi and brother-in-law, Donald Harshbarger.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12:00 noon with Reverend Charles West officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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