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ROMO, Rafael D.
ROMO, Rafael D. Rafael D. Romo, CMSgt USAF Retired, age 84. Returned to The Lord on June 25, 2013, while surrounded by his loving family. Born on Oct. 24, 1928, in Detroit Mich., to Policarpo and Aurora Romo. He served 2 years with the Army and 31 years with the Air Force, retired from Military Service in 1977. He went on to work an additional 15 years with Boeing in Lancaster.A resident of Antelope Valley since 1975. He was an avid golfer, and could be seen daily on the golf course. He will be missed deeply by his family and friends. He is survived by his seven children, Nan Romo, Martha Gibson, JoAnn Mahoney, Tracy Romo, Rafael Romo Jr., Patricia Romo and Richard Romo; nine grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carlos and Fernando Romo. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Joanne Romo, his parents, his sister Martha Romo and brother Marco Romo. Public viewingwill be from 5:30 to 7 p.m.,Monday July 15, 2013, at Mumaw Funeral Home, followed by a Rosary/ Vigil service at 7 p.m. Funeral will be at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Sacred Heart Church.The internment will follow at Riverside National Cemetery at 2:01 p.m.

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