Apr 10, 2014 2:56 PM by Ian Auzenne
Iberia Parish residents are mourning the loss of a former police juror and councilman.
Fred Romero died Tuesday at his Coteau home. He was 87.
Romero was a veteran of the United State Army, serving during World War II. Romero later served his community for 16 years as an elected official. He served as the District 14 police juror from 1976 until 1984 and as the District 14 parish councilman from 1984 until 1992.
Visitation continues until 9 p.m. tonight and continues tomorrow at 8 a.m. at David Funeral Home in New Iberia.
The funeral will take place tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.