Ellen Lorraine Romero, aged 58, passed away on December 19, 2018 at her home in Colorado Springs. She was born in Oakland, California on May 4, 1960 to Bill Beeler and Aileen Case.
She married Phil G. Romero on August 13, 1980. Ellen was a resident of Colorado Springs for more than 40 years. She enjoyed collecting elephants, such as figurines and pictures, interior decorating and caring for her husband, children, and grandchildren. Ellen will be remembered for her patience, forgiveness, and for loving with her entire soul and being.
Survivors include her husband, Phil G. Romero; two sons, Brandon G. Romero, and Jonathan P. Romero (Tonya); two daughters, Sabrina A. Collins (Mike), and Olivia L. Romero; two sisters, Cathy Dahlstrom and Donna Curtis; and three grandchildren: Tyler P. Collins, Brieyelle A. Collins, and Madison R. Romero.
Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 East Fountain Boulevard. A reception will follow the service at Olympian Plaza Reception & Event Center, 975 South Union Boulevard. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Save the Elephants, as elephants were Ellen’s favorite animals.
“You were an angel before you left this plain and our guardian angel you will remain.” – Olivia L. Romero
“And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make” – The Beatles
“Fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness, ease my troubles, that’s what you do” – Rod Stewart