Ramiro R. Romo 1933 -2020 We are distressed to announce that Ramiro R. Romo Sr. of Racine, Wisconsin and Crockett, Texas, born September 22nd, 1933 in Muzquiz, Coahuila Mexico passed away on Friday, October 23rd, 2020 at Oak Park Assisted Living facility in Burlington, Wisconsin. He was 87 years of ages.
Ramiro, “Dad” and “Big G” to his grandchildren emigrated to San Antonio, Texas from Mexico at 11 years old. As an adult he moved to Racine, Wisconsin to find work and once there satisfied and wed Felicita (Rios) at age 22. Together they owned and operated a number of successful bars and restaurants, both in Racine county and in Texas, while all at once serving as stewards in the different Catholic churches in which they were members. Ramiro was a gifted guitar player and vocalist, who, with his better half would perform in numerous capabilities at their church. He became an active member of the League of United Latin American people in Racine, working to help Hispanics browse the judicial system to gain citizenship, and he served as a translator for Spanish speaking people in courts and health centers. He and Felicita offered a safe house for numerous foster children over the course of 20 years, they hosted several English/Spanish radio programs, and acted as marriage therapists to members of their church. Amongst his pastimes Ramiro enjoyed to fly, making his pilot's license, as well as bowl, check out and write about bible, cook (enchiladas were a specialty) and hang out with his family. At age 74 he was ordained as a deacon in the Catholic Church, and served his neighborhood in that capability for 10 years.
He will be regretfully missed by his better half of 65 years, Felicita, boys Ramiro Jr. (Joan) and Mustafa (Chris) Siamof, six grandchildren, Danielle, Jossalyn Pennington (Billy), Tony (Candice), Chloe, Cerise, and Callista Siamof, and seven terrific grandchildren, Caleb, Emma, Alexis, Hawkins, Rivers, Jones, and Louisa.
He was predeceased by bros Raymond, Carlos, Ralph, and sis Socorro.
A personal watching, service, and burial will be held Thursday, October 29th.
In lieu of flowers we ask that you make a donation to the Catholic Church of your choice.
We would like to thank the kind and encouraging assisted living and hospice employees at Oak Park Assisted Living Facility in Burlington for their kind attention– and we are especially grateful to one unique staff member, Ramiro's granddaughter and nursing assistant, Jossalyn Pennington, for her vigorous love and care.
Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home
625 S. Browns Lake Dr., Burlington, WI 53105
262/763 -3434, www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com
Published by Racine Journal Times on Oct. 28, 2020.