Renate H. Lange-Romero beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and inspiration to all who knew her passed away peacefully November 25 to rest until the coming of our Lord.
She was born in Germany and later moved to New Mexico where she lived for nearly 50 years.
Renate resided in Polvadera, New Mexico, with her husband Roman Romero. Together they enjoyed a peaceful rural life, morning walks, and shared a beautiful garden she created and nurtured.
She is the daughter of the late Ida and Franz Lange.
Renate will forever be remembered and loved by the family she cherished, her loving husband Roman Romero; loving sons Franz Griego, Glenn Griego and wife Tonia, Ahren Griego and wife Meredith; loving grandchildren Ahren M. Griego, Leanna Saiz, Jonathan Griego, Joshua Griego, Gabriella Griego, Justin Pirtle; great grandchildren Josiah Saiz, twins Alaina Renee, Jazmin Marie Griego.
Renate is also cherished by a loving family in Germany, Uncle Siegfried Gruber and wife Ilse, Aunt Lotte Lange; Cousins Carlo Barone and wife Eva, Wolfgang Gruber and wife Birgit and Children, Dieter Doehring and wife Christa, Gisela Forrester, and Renate Lange.
Her faith in Christ was evident in her radiant smile, pure soul and gentle words.
She loved life and all its rewards, her many dear friends, Stella Cota, Frau Engelhart, Corine and late husband Tony Vigil, Nino Gonzales and wife Annemie, Joe P. Valdez and wife Frances, Archie and late husband Joe Romero, Mr. and Mrs. Zack Romero, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Romero, Mr. and Mrs. Sip Romero and family, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Romero and Family, Sokie Romero, David Griego and wife Leticia, Julia Nicklin, Gary Chrisman and wife Shirley, Ilza and Yvonne Magener, Maggie Panzer, Katie Mirabal, Helga Eiching, Ernst Brandt, Gisela Plank, Susan Miller and many more.
Renate made a difference in this world; she was an inspiration and positive influence to all who knew her.
It is with great sadness that we must grieve the loss of this wonderful woman, but we can rejoice in the love she bestowed on each of us, a love that will never fade. We can only hope we may soon put our selfish thoughts aside so that we may be overcome with joy and happiness knowing that she will be in Heaven with God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, and once again in the warm loving embrace of her mother.
Memorial Service: Sunday, December 12, at 2:00 pm: First Baptist Church, 203 Spring street, Socorro.