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Arturo Luis Roman Salas


1951 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Arturo Luis Roman Salas Obituary
Arturo Luis Roman Salas, 62, passed away on Dec. 30, 2013, in Spring, Texas.
He was born Nov. 29, 1951, in Alamogordo, the son of Eduardo Hernandez Salas and Petra Roman Salas.
He studied Electrical Engineering at New Mexico State University and Eastern New Mexico University. Upon graduation from NMSU, he entered the energy industry where he spent his entire professional career of 35 years as an engineer, manager, Instructor and director.
He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Mariela Salas; daughters Andrea Salas and Monica Salas King; son Arturo Salas Jr.; and siblings Barbara Estrada, Veronica (Bebe) Salas, Carlos and Donna Salas, Rafael (Rifle) and Shippen Salas, and Susan Swaim.
Arturo was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Edward (Lali) Salas and Rosalio (Leo) Salas.
Arturo (Túri) was a devoted husband and father. His favorite sport was basketball which he loved watching and playing. He competed in amateur tournaments, many of which his team won. He spent much of his weekends working in his workshop doing home projects. He loved spending time with his family and friends in the United States and Peru. He was an avid photographer, loved listening and dancing to Spanish music, enjoyed traveling the world, and was always seeking new adventures in life.
Services will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Alamogordo, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
A Rosary will be held at 1 p.m. followed by Mass at 1:30 p.m. then interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 29 to Feb. 28, 2014
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