MONTE VISTA – Valley resident Eddie S. Romero, 87, passed away on March 15, 2013.
He was born to Edward and Rose Romero in Conejos, 1925. He graduated from Sargent School and honorably served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing.
He is survived by his children Billy (June) Romero of Commerce City, June (Ron) Romero of Denver and Peggy Sanders of Front Royal, Va., along with his grandchildren; Robbie and Rhonda Romero, Rochelle Martin, Rudy, Randy and Anna Saiz, and Brandon Sanders, as well as 12 great grand children, four great great grandchildren and his sister Alice Pacheco of New Mexico.
Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, and his siblings; Mary Garcia, Naomi Lee, Chlorinda Lara, Aggie Romero and Rudy Romero.
Cremation was selected and a Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 22 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monte Vista. A recitation of the Rosary service will be held on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. also at the church in Monte Vista. Inurnment will take place at a later time in the Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver.
Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements. To leave online condolences for the family please visit www.rogersfunerals.com