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Mark David Romness
  • St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
    405 King Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“A prince of a guy. Enjoyed his company and treasure his memory. Russ Seabright and Bonnie at the Palms. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Russell Seabright - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I met Mark through the Mt Pleasant BNI Chapter. He was a very kind and cordial man. I helped him with a lawsuit he was working on. I enjoyed the...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Neuhaus - Mt Pleasant, SC

“I did not know Mark personally but enjoyed listening to him on the radio.Such a inviting and friendly voice to listen to.i will certainly miss him....Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jimmy Long - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“My Deepest Sympathy to the Romness Family. You are in my prayers ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Jim Downar - Charleston, SC

“He was such a pleasant sounding person to listen to. When I listened to him driving home from my office some afternoons it was more like Being part...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Ed Williams - Awendaw, SC


Mark David Romness, 71, of Charleston, SC, and husband to Nancy Irwin Romness, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 9, 2020.

Born on December 31, 1948, he was a son of the late Naurice Orville Romness and the late Helen Olsen Romness.

Besides his wife, of 49 years, Mark is survived by his son, David Christopher Romness, (Mollie McGee), of Richardson, TX; his daughter, Kristin Meredith Romness, of Chicago, IL; his brother, Scott William Romness (Deanna Martiny), of FL; his grandchildren, Claire Elizabeth Romness and Sawyer Austin Romness.

Besides his parents, Mark was predeceased by his sister, Sharon Lee Romness.

Mark was born in Chicago, IL, and grew up in Park Ridge, IL. He was a 1971 graduate of St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, where he met Nancy. He then graduated (1974) from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Mark, Nancy and their children, David and Kristin lived in many places, including, Evanston, IL, South Salem, NY, Dallas, TX, and finally, Charleston, SC.

Mark worked for in-house law departments for corporations in several cities, including Chicago and Dallas. He enjoyed playing golf, and watching other sports, especially, his beloved Chicago Cubs. He recently was a producer of "Fan Talk" on WTMZ, Kirkman Broadcasting Co. Mark loved working in radio, starting in Maine South High School in Park Ridge, IL. During his college years, Mark, worked for radio stations in rural Minnesota and at WLS in Chicago.

During his time in Charleston, Mark was an active member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church. He volunteered to serve in the radio ministry right after he and Nancy joined in 2000. In early 2020, he began producing live video-streamed worship services at St. Matthew's, and trained other volunteers to operate sound and video.

In lieu of flowers, donations made be to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403, www.smlccharleston.org.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting out website at www.jhenrystuhr.com

Arrangements by J Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414.