Mary Beth Romero

Romero, Mary Beth

Mary Beth Tate-Romero, 52, of Fort Collins, passed away unexpectedly on October 24, 2012.

Mary Beth was born September 5, 1960 in Madison, Wisconsin to Thomas and Ardelle Tate. She was a 1978 graduate of Sun Prairie High School. She attended MATC in Madison for 2 years and the University of Wisconsin in Madison for 1 year. She then decided to move to Boulder, Colorado. She lived in Boulder and Loveland before moving to Fort Collins.

Mary Beth married James Romero. Jimmy preceded Mary in death on November 11, 2008.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Kathryn of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; brother, William (Lindsay) of Waupaca, Wisconsin; nephews, Brenin of Appleton, Wisconsin, Jace of Crystal River, Florida; niece, Keira of Waupaca, Wisconsin; and one great niece, Hayden of Appleton, Wisconsin.

She leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends, both in Wisconsin and in Colorado. She will be greatly missed by all. We love you, Mary!

Mary was an avid animal lover, particularly dogs, with which she had many in her lifetime. Mary is survived by Josh her constant companion.

A visitation and memorial service will be held at Bohlender Funeral Chapel on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. for her friends and family. She will also have a private burial in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin in the spring of 2013. Friends may send condolences to the family at

Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Nov. 3, 2012