Mary Louise (Staab) Roembke, age 89, of New Palestine, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021. She was born in Indianapolis on November 15, 1931 to Leonard A. Staab and Margaret (Klann) Staab. She graduated from George Washington High School in Indianapolis in 1949. On July 14, 1951, she married Harry William Roembke Jr. in Indianapolis.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her family. Mary Lou was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and frequently volunteered at Community East Hospital. Along with her husband, Mary Lou was a 50-year participant of the Barbershop Harmony Society and the Circle City Sound Barbershop Chorus. She liked reading, traveling and meeting friends for lunch. She cherished the time she spent with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mary Lou is survived by her loving children, Greg (Jane) Roembke of Indianapolis, Mark (Sharon) Roembke of Indianapolis, Diane (Tom) Bohannon of New Palestine, Bradd (Leigh Ann) Roembke of New Palestine, and Peggy (Kurt) Schleter of Greenfield; daughter-in-law, Darcy Roembke of Greenfield; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Margaret; husband, Harry; daughter, Carol Roembke; son, Scott Roembke; and brothers, Leonard and Tom Staab.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 10, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes, 5333 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46219. Father Rick Ginther will be officiating. Inurnment will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231, by website https://www.heart.org/, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, by website https://donate3.cancer.org/ or envelopes will be available at the mortuary and church. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.