Elsie Romero

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Elsie Telles Romero, age 75, of Mesquite entered eternal life Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at La Posada-Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 11, 1938 in Las Cruces. Elsie worked for Memorial Medical Center in different departments, retiring as a nurse's aide after twenty-three years of service. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Those left to mourn her passing include her loving husband of fifty-eight years, Alfonso Sierra Romero of the family home; two sons, Robert N. Romero, Sr. and wife Socorro of Mesquite and Michael Romero; three daughters, Edna Marie Acosta and husband Robbie, Joann Romero and companion Pat Gonzalez, and Sally Hernandez all of Las Cruces; one brother, Ruben Telles, Sr. and wife Mary of San Miguel, a sister, Margie Telles Fields of Mesquite. Other survivors include sixteen grandchildren, thirty-seven great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Elsie was preceded in death by her mother, Concepcion, son, Steven G. Romero, daughter, Patricia Ann Romero, and a brother, Lorenzo Saiz, Sr. Visitation for Mrs. Romero will begin at 6 PM Monday, July 21, 2014 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral, 1240 S. Espina Street where the Prayer Vigil is scheduled for 7 PM. The Holy Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 2 PM Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in the same church with the Reverend Don Adamski, Celebrant. At her request, cremation will follow and inurnment of cremains will be held at a later date at Missionary Ridge Cemetery in Mesquite. Serving as casket bearers will be Michael Romero, Jerry Lopez, Joshua Hernandez, Max Tapia, Robert N. Romero, Jr. Robbie Acosta. Honorary bearers will be Dominic Romero, Pat Gonzalez, Robert N. Romero, Sr., Sammy Saiz and Ruben Telles, Jr. The Romero Family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces and Sunset Crematory, 300 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces 527-2222. For online condolences logon to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com

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Baca's Funeral Chapels
300 East Boutz Las Cruces, NM 88004

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on July 20, 2014