STRATFORD – Roma Lee Carroll, at age 76, of Stratford, IA, passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on Sunday, September 15, 2013.

Roma was born in Magnet, NE, on May 30, 1937, to Adolf & Ada Trautman. She grew up in Hardington, NE, and graduated from Hardington High School in 1954. She married the love of her life, Phillip Carroll, on June 1, 1954, while he was serving in the U. S. Air Force. From this union, one child, a son, Samuel was born. After Phillip was discharged from the Air Force they moved to California to be with his side of the family. In 1959, the family moved from California to Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Kenneth Trautman. Roma will be greatly missed by her husband Phillip, son Sam (Jamie) Carroll, grandson Ryan (Nikki Zeigler) Carroll, granddaughter Michelle (Reilly) Peterson, great-grandchildren Levi and Saffron Carroll, sister Violet Thorell, sister Marion Henrickson, brother Norman Trautman, twin brother Rollie (Jo) Trautman, as well as many other extended family members and friends.

Her visitation and funeral services will be held at the Stratford Calvary UMC. The visitation will be held from 5-8 pm on Thursday, September 19, 2013 and Funeral Services at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013.