Velma Romero (January 25, 1935 – September 22, 2022)

Velma Romero (January 25, 1935 – September 22, 2022)

Velma Romero (January 25, 1935 - September 22, 2022)

Velma Romero, 87, stepped into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, Wyoming.

She was a resident of Rock Springs for 59 years and former resident of Kemmerer, Wyoming. She was born January 25, 1935 in Kemmerer, Wyoming; the daughter of August Borino and Katrina Segala Borino.

Mrs. Romero attended schools in Kemmerer and was a 1953 graduate of Kemmerer High School. She married Merced Ralph Romero June 7, 1958 in Kemmerer, Wyoming. He preceded her in death April 18, 2011.
Mrs. Romero was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

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Her interests included spending time with family, especially her grandchildren; reading; playing cards and she enjoyed going to church.  She was a wonderful cook for her family and friends.  She loved sharing her recipes and memories of her Italian Heritage.

Survivors include one son, Stephen Romero and wife Lisa of Rock Springs, Wyoming; two daughters, Cindy Skaarland and husband Jeff of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Christine Folks and Larry of Rock Springs, Wyoming; eleven grandchildren, Nicole Elliott and husband Bob; Daniel Romero and wife Allegra; Ryan Romero and companion Brianne; Hannah Romero; Ben Folks and wife Candi; Jared Folks and wife Taylor; Aaron Folks; Dayna Yeager and husband Colton; Jessica Groom and husband Deryk; Traci Hager and husband Nathan, Chris Bullington and wife Kimberly; 27 great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter Barbara Bullington, three brothers, August Borino; Ernest Borino; Leno Borino; three sisters, Katie Hangich; Dora Stevenson; Vivian Borino.

Funeral Services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday, September 30, 2022 at the Rock Springs Evangelical Free Church, 125 Firestone Road, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Graveside Services and Interment will be conducted at 12:00 P.M. Saturday, October 1, 2022 in the Diamondville Cemetery in Kemmerer, Wyoming.

The family respectfully requests donations be made in Velma’s memory to Hospice of Sweetwater County, 333 Broadway Street, Suite 220, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901

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