Ida Mae "Nina" Romero (1941 - 2019)

  • "Carmen, Tracy & family, I am very sorry to hear of the loss..."
    - Willie Garcia, Jr.
  • "Carmen, i am sorry about your mama's passing. May God..."
    - louie trujillo
  • "Mom you were such a beautiful person and good to..."
    - Carmen Marquez
  • "May the memory of dear Ida Mae be a blessing."
    - Isabelle Sandoval
  • "Carmen and family sending condolences for the loss of a..."
    - Debbie Fulgenzi Dubois
Service Information
Rogers Mortuary - Las Vegas
600 Reynolds Avenue
Las Vegas, NM
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019
8:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
Las Vegas, NM
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Funeral service
Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019
9:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church

Ida Mae Romero AKA (Nina) age 78, a lifetime resident of Las Vegas, N.M., passed away peacefully in her sleep and went to be with the Lord on Aug. 30, 2019 at her home in Las Vegas, N.M.
She was born on June 12, 1941, in Las Vegas, N.M., to Eugene and Tillie Garcia.
She was a Catholic and member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas, N.M.
Ida was a loving mother and nanny for 30 years. She was a master cook in the kitchen. She loved preparing meals for family and friends. She collected a large library of cook books and novels. She had a green thumb and loved gardening.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Eugene and Tillie Garcia, loving husband: Mike Romero.
She is survived by her daughters: Carmen Marquez (Jake) of Las Vegas, N.M.; Tracy Whiting (Phillip of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren: Krystal Marquez and Andrea Gutierrez of Las Vegas, N.M.; Amber Gutierrez (Steven), Alycia Whiting, Zak Whiting, Gracie Whiting, Scarlett Whiting all of Albuquerque, N.M.; great-grandchildren: Ariel Sandoval, Antonio Sandoval both of Las Vegas, N.M.; Aycen Gutierrez, Avianna Whiting, Alaric Gutierrez all of Albuquerque, N.M.; sister: Margaret Gonzales (Cooper) of Las Vegas, N.M.; brother-in-law: Eddie Romero (Maryann) of Santa Fe, N.M.; best friend: Annabelle Crail of Las Cruces, N.M.; numerous: other relatives and many friends.
Rosary will be recited on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at 8 a.m. with the funeral service to follow at 9 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Las Vegas, N.M., with Father George V. Salazar as celebrant. Cremation has taken place, and burial of cremains will be held at a later date at Nuestra Señora del Refugio Cemetery in Los Vigiles, N.M. Honorary bearers will be Eugene Gonzales and Michael Gonzales.
Arrangements are entrusted to and are under the care of Rogers Mortuary 600 Reynolds Avenue Las Vegas, NM, 1-800-479-3511 or 505-425-3511. to sign the online register book.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Sept. 11, 2019
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