Roma Neeley Schultz will celebrate her 90th birthday. An open house will be hosted in her honor by her daughters and granddaughters from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, at her home, 1641 Apache Way, South Ogden. No gifts.
She was born in Preston, Idaho, on July 1, 1921, to Ira and Myrtle Neeley. She graduated from Preston High School in 1939 and shortly thereafter married Lorin Winger. They moved to Bremerton, Wash., where two of their daughters were born. He was drafted during World War II. She and her daughters moved back to Preston to be near her family, and her third daughter was born there. After the war, they moved back to Bremerton and lived there for many years. She worked at Bremers Department Store and was trained to be a buyer. Many years later, they moved to Soda Springs, Idaho, where they built and operated an Arctic Circle; three years later, they moved back to Everett, Wash., and opened an Arctic Circle there.
She and her husband were later divorced. She moved to Ogden to be near her daughters and worked for Fred M. Nye as a buyer for 15 years. She met and married Bill Schultz in 1969; they were only married for six years when he died. She then moved to Palms Springs, Calif., to live near her youngest daughter, and worked at the Racquet Shop and the Airport Gift Shop until she was 73. In 2009, she moved back to Ogden.
Her three daughters are Sandra McElveen, Judy and Marvin Skinner, and Cheri and Val Dearden. She has nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.