Alvin ‘Uncle Al’ Larry Romero, 71


LA ISLA— La Isla resident Alvin “Uncle Al” Larry Romero, 71, passed away Jan. 10, 2019 at his home.

Alvin was born on July 15, 1947 in Alamosa, Colo., the beloved son of Eusebio Romero and Frieda Padia Romero. Alvin served and was a Veteran of the United States Army and served during Vietnam. Alvin was a friend to all, and was always the first to help anyone in need.

He was an extraordinary, kind, compassionate and loving brother, uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend who enjoyed going hunting, fishing, camping, reading, cooking and was an avid Denver Bronco’s fan. He loved the time he was able to spend with his family and friends.

Survivors include his sisters Vicki Romero of Manassa; Elaine (Dale) Barella of Wellington, Colo.; Sharon (Mike) Williams of Manassa; Bobbi Romero of Antonito; nieces and nephews Bianca Barella, Bjana (Mike) Froman, Brittany (Cassidy) Montoya, Megan (Ryan) Mohatt, Farron (Apollonia) Williams, Brandon (Katherine) Williams, Jonathon Gallegos, Jared (Tammy) Gallegos, Justin (Tammie) Gallegos, Joel (Linda) Gallegos, aunts and uncles Celestino (Lottie) Romero of Antonito; Celina Romero of Antonito; Mena Romero of Antonito and Mercy Atencio of Colorado Springs. He is also survived by numerous great-nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Alvin was preceded in death by his parents Eusebio and Frieda Romero, infant brother Leonard Romero, nephew Tristan Williams and one niece Ermidia Gonzalez.

Cremation was chosen and services will be held at a later date. To leave online condolence please visit The care of arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Antonito.