Petra Olgine Romero, 82, of Round Mountain, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2009, in Austin, TX. She was born in Leon Springs, Texas, to Adolpho Olgine and Margarita Gonzales Olgine. Petra was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; two daughters, Herminia Espinoza and Esperanza Olgine; grandson, Baby Boy Espinoza; and her husband of 45 years, Antonio Romero, Sr. She is survived by her aunt, Wanda Rangel of California; nine children, Virginia Celestino of San Antonio, Patricia Romero of Burnet, Julia Paxton and husband Frank of Austin, Isidro Romero and wife Becky of Cibolo, Antonio Romero, Jr. and wife Sylvia of Austin, Roberto Romero and wife Amada of Pasadena, Johnny Romero of New Braunfels, Grace Romero and husband James of Round Mountain, and Renee Torre and husband Willie of Blanco. Petra is also survived by 22 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.
Visitation was from 3:00pm to 7:00pm on Sunday, December 27, 2009, at Crofts Funeral Home, Johnson City, with a Rosary at 7:00pm that evening. Catholic funeral rites were celebrated at 10:00am on Monday, December 28, 2009, at Crofts Funeral Home, Johnson City. Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery, Johnson City. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.