SAN SABA Funeral services for Detroit Romair, 84, of San Saba, will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 17, at Howell-Doran Funeral Home with the Rev. T.W. Allen officiating. Burial will follow at Feazle Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

He died Saturday, July 14, 2007, in Brownwood.

He was born July 19, 1922, in Franklin, La., to John M. and Elda Mary Champagne Romair. On Oct. 19, 1950, he was married to Mary Alene Teague in Richmond.

Survivors include his wife, Alene Romair of San Saba; one son, Detroit John Romair Jr. of Houston; three daughters, Valeria Allen of Dothan, Ala., Lisa Hernandez of San Saba, and Cheryl L. Hunt of Austin; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pal Mae Hanslick of Hallettsville and Rita Buescher of Spring; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Mildred Benefer.

The family requests that memorials be made to the San Saba County Volunteer EMS or to the San Saba County Volunteer Fire Department.