Valerie  Rombach
Valerie Rombach

December 2, 1937 - February 3, 2017
Born in Omaha, Nebraska
Resided in Swansea, IL
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Valerie Rombach was born December 2, 1937 in Omaha, Nebraska to Lawrence Herek and Elizabeth (nee Bostwick) Herek, and passed away February 3, 2017 at Sycamore Village in Swansea, Illinois.

Mrs. Rombach worked as a medical technologist at both St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital in Denver, Colorado before her retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Rombach; her parents, and her brother, Timothy Herek.

Valerie is survived by four daughters, Janet Rombach, Fort Collins, CO, Margaret "Peg" (Alan Riggs) Rombach-Riggs, Swansea, IL, Rebecca (Daniel Waite) Rombach, Port Townsend, WA and Jennifer (Charles Letherwood) Rombach-Letherwood, Portland, OR. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, Ryan Riggs, Devlin Riggs and Ivy Letherwood, her sister Judith Herek, of Sacramento, CA, her brother, Greg Herek, of Berkeley, CA, sister-in law, Mary Beth Herek, Omaha, NE, three brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law, eight nephews and three nieces.

Visitation will be Friday, February 10, 2017, 4PM - 5PM, concluding with the Rosary at 5PM, at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 3020 Federal Blvd.

The Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017, 10:30AM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2626 East 7th Avenue Parkway.

Following the Mass, there will be a Reception at Good Shepherd Church. The Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery will be private.

Memorial Contributions are suggested to, Illinois Council on Aging, 1 Natural Resources Way, Suite 100, Springfield, IL 62702-1271, or to the Alzheimer's Association, 455 Sherman St #500, Denver, CO 80203.




Visitation, followed by the Rosary
Horan & McConaty - Federal
3020 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO US 80211
Friday, February 10, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Recitation of the Rosary
Horan & McConaty - Federal
3020 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO US 80211
Friday, February 10, 2017
5:00 PM
Funeral Mass
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
2626 East 7th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO US 80206
Saturday, February 11, 2017
10:30 AM


Illinois Council on Aging
1 Natural Resource Parkway Suite 100
Springfield, IL 62702
Alzheimer's Association
455 Sherman Street Suite 500
Denver, CO 80203