Tomasa V. Romo, 91, of Rock Island, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Generations, Rock Island. Services for Mrs. Romo will be 1:30 pm, Friday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island. Visitation will be from 11 am until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the family.
Tomasa was born on March 7, 1928 in Doctor Arroyo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, a daughter of Margarito and San Juana (Zuniga) Villanueva. She married Ignacio Romo on October 25, 1947 in McAllen, Texas. He preceded her in death on January 10, 2015. Mrs. Romo was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rock Island. She enjoyed her grandchildren and shopping.
Survivors include her children, Guadalupe Olivarez, Rock Island, Ignacio (Shelia) Romo Jr., Rock Island, Maria Chaney, Rock Island and Robert (Kathy) Romo, Rock Island; 12 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; siblings, Mary Ayala, Clementina Villanueva, Margarita Alaniz and Zeferino Villanueva.
Tomasa was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ignacio Sr.; sons in law, Santiago Olivarez Sr., John R. Chaney Jr.; great grandson, Aaron Chaney; and two brothers. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com
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