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Roman Terrazas

1950 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Roman Terrazas Obituary
Roman Terrazas 1950 - 2013 Roman was born in El Paso, TX, on February 28, 1950. He passed at the age of 62, on February 14, 2013, in Bakersfield, CA. He was the son of Natividad Terrazas and Marcos Terrazas. Roman is survived by his wife, Juanita Terrazas; three children, Veronica Terrazas, Roman Terrazas Jr., and Eduardo Merced Terrazas. He was a new, proud grandfather of Santiago Daniel Terrazas. Roman has three brothers, Jose Marcos Terrazas, Matilde Terrazas, and Mario Terrazas; and two sisters, Maggie Tapia and Gloria Shaibi. He has 18 nieces and 21 nephews. Roman grew up in Lamont, CA. He went to Arvin High School and after graduation was drafted to the Viet Nam war, where he served from 1969-1971. He married his wife, Juanita Alvarado, in 1973. They lived and started their family in Los Angeles, CA, where he worked as a truck driver and maintenance man. Roman and Juanita moved to Bakersfield, CA, in 1981 to be closer to family. They settled and raised their three children and were married for 39 years. Roman loved to spend time with his family, especially on their annual camping trips. An auto enthusiast, he enjoyed attending drag races, car shows, and driving his '57 Ford Thunderbird. Roman was known for his kindness and warm heart and helped anyone who needed it. Roman was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish and worked as a welder for Golden State Drilling in Bakersfield up until his passing. A Mass will be held on Friday, February 22, 9:00 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 900 H St. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 21, from 5-7 p.m., with a Rosary at 6 p.m., at Greenlawn Memorial Chapel, 3700 River Blvd. Graveside will follow directly after Mass, at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 9101 Kern Canyon Rd. Flower arrangement may be sent to Greenlawn Mortuary. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Feb. 20, 2013
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