November 9, 1938 - April 16, 2019
Larry C. Romjue, 80, born November 9, 1938, died on April 16, 2019. Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, Larry graduated from Nebraska City High School in 1956. He attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, graduating with a BS/BA in 1960. While at UNL, Larry was president of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, a member of the Innocents Society, the varsity golf team, and the N Club. Larry also joined the ROTC program and after graduating, continued his military service as an Army officer until 1965.
Larry's great passion was golf. He lettered three times in college and eventually coached the UNL women's golf team (1975-1979) and UNL men's golf team (1970 to 2001). He was a lifetime member of the PGA of America and won multiple PGA of Nebraska section tournaments and awards. Larry was known by many in the golf community as a gentleman and an intense competitor.
Larry was preceded in death by parents Earl and Maxine Romjue and sister-in-law Donna (wife of Edwin Romjue). He is survived by wife Carolyn (Lang) Romjue; son Chip (Holly) Romjue, grandchildren Madison Romjue, Brooke Romjue, Trevor (Amanda) Romjue and great-grandchild Gunnar Romjue; daughter Beth (Brent) Schott and grandchild Erica Schott; daughter Kit (John) Jennings and grandchild Dia Jennings; brothers Edwin Romjue, Milt (Jo) Romjue; and many nieces and nephews.
At Larry's request, there will be no public memorial service. Condolences: www.bmlfh.com.