James Theodore Rodewald
1927 — 2022
August 6, 1927 - September 18, 2022 95 Years Jim passed away quietly at home, with his youngest daughter at his side. He was born at home in Obar, NM, to Otto and Monetta Rodewald, the first child of five. The family lived many years in Logan, NM. Jim joined the Navy in August 1945. He was trained to do meteorological observations and performed those duties on a Navy ship as WW II came to a close. After honorable discharge on October 9, 1947, he returned to New Mexico, where he met Nina Beverly Rodewald in Tucumcari, fell in love and married her on October 9, 1948. They caught the bus that same day for Jim to start his job with the National Weather Service in Texas, where they had four...