MINA ANDREA ROMERO 41, passed peacefully February 12, 2014 with her family present. Mina was born August 7, 1972 in Santa Fe. She grew up in Santa Fe, then moved to California where she married and had her son Santana. She returned to Santa Fe where she lived close to family and friends. Mina's enormous personality and contagious smile will be sorely missed. Her sense of humor brightened our lives always making everyone feel welcome. Mina was a loving person, a great friend and found happiness in simple things. Her life was too short but her wonderful spirt will always be remembered. Preceded in death by her adoring Grandmother Mela Gonzales and Uncle Raymond Romero. Survived by her fiance Robert Jemenez, son Santana Romero Snow Parents Patricia (Gallegos) Futterer, Step father Tony Futterer, Father Ronald Romero, Siblings, Catrina Vrackovich, Christopher Futterer, Sabastian Romero, Grandparents, Joe Gallegos, Ben Romero, Guadalupe Romero Step Grandfather Joe Padilla, Uncle Marco Gallegos, Aunt Lowana Sanchez and many cherished family and friends. Memorial service will be held March 22 at the Elks Lodge 1615 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe from 1:00pm to 5:00. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Santa Fe Hospice. A college fund has been set up for Santana Snow at any Wells Fargo branch.
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Mar. 19, 2014