Leo Michael Montoya, 61


Leo Michael Montoya, 61, passed away March 31, 2017.  He was born March 27, 1956 in the Monte Vista Hospital.  Leo married Geraldine Ruggles on August 15, 1976 in Monte Vista, then  were re-married on February 14, 1988 in Moffat where at Leo’s request their four children; Mindy (Cindy), Jose, Michelle, and Andy participated in the wedding.

Leo loved riding his Harley Davidson, fishing, camping, and working in the garage on his trucks, cars, 4-wheeler and his Harley Davidson.  He was a Denver Broncos fan and while cheering them on he would become upset if they didn’t win. Leo was a member of the Lariat Baptist Church.  His greatest pleasure was spending time with his grandchildren and children on holidays, birthdays, cookouts, camping, riding 4-wheelers and Harley Davidson among other things.

Leo is survived by his daughter, Michelle, his son Andy (Leo) and Andy’s wife Jessica, his grandchildren; Stephanie, Michael, Felicia, Kat, Mickey, Brandon, Alijah, Joshua, and Mia, his sister, Jane (Joe) Alarid, many nieces and nephews as well as other family members. 

He was preceded in death by his son, Jose, daughter, Mindy (Cindy), three grandchildren, his mother Trinidad and father Leodoro and his brother Andrew.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at the Lariat Baptist Church in Monte Vista. From a young age Leo’s Pastor was Reverend David Keiry who will be officiating the service per Leo’s request.

Cremation was chosen and entrusted to Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista.

To leave online condolences or tributes for the family please visit Leo’s obituary at www.RogersFunerlats.com

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