Visitation
Combest Family Funeral Homes Memorial Chapel
2210 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79401
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
1-8 PM Rosary 6 PM
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Mass
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
3111 Erskine Street
Lubbock, TX  79415
Friday, November 29, 2019
10:00 AM
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Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park
15602 Loop 493
Lubbock, TX  
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Margarita Otero

of Lubbock, TX

February 26, 1942 - November 24, 2019


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Margarita (Romo) Otero 77, of Lubbock passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019. She was born February 26, 1942 in Taylor, Texas to Cesario and Margarita (Garza) Romo. She grew up in Taylor until the age of ten when her family moved to Lubbock. She married John Otero on February 11, 1961 and was a devoted, loving wife for almost 58 years. Margarita was a Guadalupana at Our Lady Queen of the Apostles Church as well as a part of the CCE program at Our Lady of Grace Catholic church where she was a member. She was a loving mother and grandmother who shared her love of baking and her creativity with her family and friends. While most of her life was spent as a homemaker, she also worked in various jobs outside the home.

She is survived by her husband John Otero, Sr.; six daughters, Sally Ortiz (Albert), Christina Presnall (Stewart), Louisa Vaca (Abe), Ophelia Vasquez (Pete), Theresa Cardenas (Mark), Victoria Silvas (Frank); three sons, John Otero Jr., Ramon Otero (Norma), Victor Otero; brother Tommy Romo (Lydia); three sisters, Bessie Torres (Ruben), Mona Sarate (Joe), Blanca DeLeon (Gilbert); 27 grandchildren and 21 great- grandchildren. Margarita was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Fernando Romo and Cesario Romo, Jr.; sisters, Connie Rios and Anita Torres; grandson Jacob Leal.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019 with a rosary being recited at 6:00 PM at Combest Family Funeral Homes Memorial Chapel. Mass will be recited at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.

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10 Condolence(s)
Patty Pena Marinez
Tucson, AZ
Saturday, November 30, 2019

My Beautiful Tia, you will be missed by many. I pray that your family remember all the beautiful blessings you gave them. May they truly know that you live on forever as long as you are never forgotten. May our Lord wrap his arms around all of your family to give them strength and mercy during this most difficult time. I love you all my Texas family🙏🙏

Sylvia Hernandez
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

So sorry for your loss my condolences and prayers to you and your family 🙏..

Victoria Silvas
Lubbock, TX
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Mom you taught me everything except how to live without you!! 💔🤧😭 Not only did I lose my mother I lost my best friend!

David and Rosie Zapata
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Our Deepest Condolences to the Family of Margarita Otero🌺
Although we were not family, She was definitely part of our Family. Margarita was a Beautiful Lady inside and out.
She will be Greatly Missed by Many❤️

Mauro & Julia Rocha
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

We're so sorry for your loss you will be in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and put his arms around you and your family. Your mom will be y'all Angel watching and still taking care of her family from heaven. It hurts us to see you and the family hurting but just remember her memories that she left .
We are here for you always.


Franklin and Andrea Baker...and the Hernandez Family
Farwell, TX
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

My heart goes out to you and your family she was a sweet wonderful lady who we loved very much...my prayers are with you at this time love you guys and God bless you all

Sylvia
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

My condolences and prayers for the family.

Monica M. Martin
San Angelo, TX
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

To the Otero family and Ortiz (Sally and Albert) my deepest condolences to you all. Mrs. Otero is in the Heavens rejoicing with Jesus Christ. I love you Sally!

Sherri kerley
Lubbock, TX
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

God please hold this family and friends close to you. I pray you remind them of your presence and of sweet memories that will warm their hearts. Hugs and God bless and be closely with you today and always

Priscilla A Madrid
Greensboro, NC
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

My deepest condolences to all the family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

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