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 Miguel A Montoya

Miguel A Montoya

Birth
Los Sauces, Conejos County, Colorado, USA
Death 23 Oct 1993 (aged 84)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot L, 110, 7
Memorial ID 64603 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
October 25, 1993
page B6

Miguel A. Montoya, 84, died October 23, 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born October 12, 1909 in Los Sauces, Colorado to Felix and Pablita Gonzales Montoya. Married Ernestina "Tina" Meastas in San Pedro, Calif. on February 5, 1943. His beloved wife preceded him in death on October 8, 1969.

He acted as Chief of Police in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico; and followed middleweight professional boxing, holding the New Mexico title for three years. Served in World War II in the U.S. Army as an M.P.

He was a very loving, gentle and kind-hearted man to everyone who knew him, and loved by all.

Survived by son and daughters, Mrs. Gary (Dolores) Ostlund, Mrs. Larry (Connie) Lucero, Margine Montoya and Mitch Ashcraft, Michael (Kris) Montoya; 10 grandchildren; three and one-half great-grandchildren; sister, Eutilia Greigo, Pueblo, Colo.; brother, Tom Sanchez, Espanola, New Mexico; in-laws, Tony Roderiquez, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Blea, Mrs. Mary Naranjo, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Roybal, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Meastas, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Meastas; two special goddaughters, Mrs. John (Mary Lou) Goodman, Mrs. Javier (Teresa) Meza; and many nieces and nephews.

Many thanks to the VA staff, and Bennion Care Center.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, October 27, 1993, at 10 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church, 75 East Lennox. Friends may call Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 South State, where a vigil will be held at 7:30 p.m. Interment, Midvale City Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Burt
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64603
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Miguel A Montoya (12 Oct 1909–23 Oct 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64603, citing Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .