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Roman Henry Sundermann

September 22, 1925 — October 18, 2022

Melrose, Minnesota


Roman H. Sundermann, age 97 of Melrose, passed away on October 18, 2022, at Sauk Centre, Minnesota surrounded by family. A private family service will be held at a later date with burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose.

Roman Henry Sundermann was born September 22, 1925, in Melrose, Minnesota to Anthony and Anna (Volbert) Sundermann. Roman served in World War II in Pforzheim, Germany. He was a Private First Class Med Tank Crewman and subsequently a Radio Operator-Communication Chief and received a WWII Victory Medal. He was united in marriage to Aurelia Bertram on January 31, 1948. The couple farmed on the family farm northwest of Melrose and received the Stearns County “Century Farm” distinction in 2014.

Roman enjoyed auctions, football, reading, farming, deer hunting, a good card game, and visiting with people. He loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his daughters, Jonie Sundermann of Sauk Centre and Jane Keppers of Holdingford; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren with one due in December; brothers, Bernie and Vic (Dorine) Sundermann; many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Roman was preceded in death by his wife, Aurelia Sundermann on October 28, 2016; son Jim Sundermann on December 2, 1996; and son-in-law, Scott Keppers on June 12, 2019. He was also preceded by brothers Hubert and Harry, and sister, Delores Bromen.

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