Cary Romsdahl, 50, of St. James died on Monday, March 12, 2012 in Oklahoma as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in St. James with Reverend Ken Bowman officiating. Burial was at Kansas Lake Lutheran Cemetery, St. James.
Visitation was held on Monday, March 19, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James and continued for one hour prior to the services at the church.
Cary Lynne Rennick was born on July 22, 1961 to Wallace and Marlys (Allenspach) Rennick in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She attended grade school in Blaine. In 1970, moved to St. Jamesand attended grade school in Ormsby. She graduated from St. James High School in 1979.
On March 22, 1986 she was united in marriage to Stephen Dale Romsdahl at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church in Butterfield. She was Superwoman, a force to be reckoned with! A loving wife, mother and grandma. She had a passion and zest for life, always there to listen and willing to lend a helping hand. She was the BEST cook, loved the outdoors, camping, boating, snowmobiling and spending time with Steve, the kids, grandkids, friends and had a never-ending list of hobbies. She was second in command on the family farm. She could do anything and loved helping Steve and Greg in the field.
Another love in Cary’s life were her bulldogs. She adored each and every one of her dogs, loved traveling to dog shows all around the United States, met thousands of people and acquired many special friends along the way. She recently won the National Championship for Best of Show and many other awards for all of her hard work and dedication.
She is irreplaceable and her memory and legacy will live on forever in the hearts of many.
Survivors include her loving husband, Steve of 26 years; five children, Michelle Romsdahl, Anna (Nick) Nelson, Stephen Jacob (Felicia) Romsdahl, Megan (fiance Dan Pauly) Romsdahl and Zachary Romsdahl; four grandsons, Jack Winkelman, Hayden Nelson, Knoxx and Jayger Romsdahl; parents, Wallace and Marlys Rennick; sister, Kelly (Rob) Westphal; mother and father in-law, Kenneth and Judy Romsdahl; brothers and sisters in-law, Jeffrey (Nancy) Romsdahl, Gregory (Karen) Romsdahl, Bradley (Deb) Romsdahl, Rebecca (Mick Beltz) Romsdahl and Sarah (Karl) Anderson; and many nieces and nephews.
Cary was preceded in death by her brother, Chris Rennick; her grandparents; and other relatives.
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James. You may send the family condolences online at http://www.sturmfh.com.