Former Tooele resident Tomas Ernesto Romero, our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. Tomas was born Nov. 7, 1925, to Donaciano and Cruzita Romero. He was the only son with seven older sisters.
Tomas married Juanita Martinez on Nov. 7, 1949. Together they raised five sons. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served in World War II. Tomas was a loving father and grandfather. He was a hard worker and had a dry sense of humor. Tomas enjoyed watching baseball and boxing and raising his cows. He will be forever loved and missed.
Tomas is survived by his sons Donaciano (Rosalie) Romero, Leo (Olga) Romero and Ronald (Kim) Romero; daughters-in-law Pam Romero and Gloria Romero; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; sister Claudina Torres and sister-in-law Eva Martinez. He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife Juanita, and sons Richard Romero and Reynaldo Romero.
Private family services will be held Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Following the service military honors and interment will be in the Santa Fe National Cemetery. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.