Roman Gastelum: December 15, 1934-October 13, 2019.
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Roman Gastelum of Escondido, CA was born in San Diego, CA on December, 15, 1934; and passed away peacefully on October 13, 2019, following a sudden illness.
Roman was a master musician and played the guitar beautifully.
His happiness came from spending time with his family, showing love to his grandchildren and teaching his Yaqui heritage to the younger generations in the family.
He will be deeply missed by all who knew his loving and generous spirit. Roman is survived by his children Roman Gastelum Jr., Andrea Carraso, Angelo Gastelum, Valentina Bednarski and Julian Gastelum; his sister Norma MacDonald; many grandchildren and great grand children, as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.
Roman was preceded in death by his parents Julian and Clementina Gastelum; and siblings Julian Gastelum, Paul Gastelum, Larry Gastelum, John Gastelum, ￼Virginia Jaquez, Mary Walker, Rosa Lopez, and Esther Gastelum.
A Celebration of Life will be held on October 18, 2019, at 12-4pm at 1213 8th St. Imperial Beach, CA.