Romania E. Rutter Hadfield, 89, died at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah after a long illness, on Saturday, March 7, 1998.

She was born on August 22, 1908 in Liverpool, England, daughter of James Samuel and Adelaide Fell Rutter, the last of twelve children. She came to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1915 with her parents. Married Robert W. Hadfield February 14, 1956 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He died on September 6, 1988. She was a member of the LDS Church. Romie retired as office manager at the Salt Lake Stamp Company after 25 years of service.Although Romie had no children of her own, she was the matriarch of the family consisting of 305 nieces and nephews, spanning four generations.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Friday, March 13, 1998 in the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive, where friends may call from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Interment Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Elmdale Section.

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