Laurencio Guadalupe Romero Perez, age 64, of Crookston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Laurencio was born on November 14, 1956, in Puebla, Mexico, the son of Gabriela Romero Perez. He was raised in Puebla and worked as a migrant worker and in the autobody industry. He was married to Agustina Meyo and they moved to Texas in the early 1980’s where Laurencio still worked as a farm hand and in autobody. The family then moved to Crookston, MN, in the early 1990’s where he worked as a farmhand on various farms in the area. In his free time, he liked to dance, work on cars and in his garden and spend time with his beloved dog, Blackie.
Laurencio is survived by his wife, Agustina Romero Meyo of Crookston, MN; children, Felipe (Sandra Mancilla) Romero Meyo, Antonio (Samantha Iverson) Romero Meyo, Marisol (Joshua) Romero Isaacson, Imelda (Christopher Haugen) Romero, and Jose Guadalupe Romero, all of Crookston, MN; 17 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild and 1 more on the way; mother, Gabriela Romero Perez of Peubla, Mexico; and sisters, Fidelia Romero Perez, Tomasa Garcia Romero, Micaela Garcia Romero, and Cerila Baranco Romero.
Memorial mass for Laurencio will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Crookston, MN, with a time of visitation one hour before. Father Vincent Miller will celebrate. A wake will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, January 9, 2021, at the Cathedral with a prayer service at 7:00 pm. Inurnment will take place in Puebla, Mexico at a later date.