OGLALA –– Timothy Howard Romero, 56, made his journey to the Spirit World on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls.
Timothy Howard Romero was born on March 13, 1961 in Pine Ridge to George Romero and Roselyn Thunder Horse.
Timothy is survived by his spouse, Martha Two Bulls of Oglala; sons, Colten Romero, Zuya Romero, and Morgan Two Bulls, all of Oglala; daughters, Leslie Romero of Batesland, Kimberly Romero of Porcupine, Valerie Romero, Lonna Romero, Angelina Romero, Colleen Romero, and Montana Romero, all of Rapid City; brothers, Dallas Yellow Shield and Wayne Yellow Shield, both of Wounded Knee; sisters, Mary (Dave) Palmier, Sharon (Colynn) Condon, and Erna Yellow Shield, all of Wounded Knee, Sheryl Yellow Shield of Pierre, and Julie Romero of Calif.; grandmother, Sophie Romero of Wanblee; uncle, Robert Thunder Horse of Rapid City; and 15 grandchildren.
Timothy was preceded in death by his parents, George Romero and Roselyn Thunder Horse-Little Bear; step-father, Dallas Little Bear Sr.; son, Angel Romero; brothers, Glen Yellow Shield, Cameron Romero, and Raymond Romero; maternal grandparents, Alex Paul Sr. and Mary (Bad Bear) Thunder Horse; uncles, Paul Thunder Horse Jr. and Tim Thunder Horse Sr.; aunts, Gertrude Thunder Horse and Irene Black Elk; and one grandson.
A one night wake service started on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala. Traditional services were with Mr. Ivis Long Visitor, Mr. Mike Little Boy, and Mr. Mike Catches Enemy. Burial service was at the Two Bulls Family Cemetery in Oglala.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.