Services: Have been held.
Margarito Romero, 91, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
He was born Feb. 22, 1912, in Puerto de Luna, to Rita and Norberto Archibeque.
He was raised by Joe and Antonia Romero in Puerto de Luna and used the Romero name. During his lifetime he was employed by the city of Roswell, the railroad and on various ranches as a ranch hand. He was a member of the St. Rosa of Lima Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Felicita Duran; and four brothers, Eugene, Juan, Manuel and Moises Archibeque.
A private burial was held at Portales Cemetery.
Wheeler Mortuary of Portales is handling arrangements.