SANFORD — Monica Stephanie Espinoza, 61, passed away November 16, 2020 at the Penrose Medical Center in Colorado Springs. Monica came into the world on January 14, 1959 in Alamosa, Colorado, the daughter of Salvador Lucero and Libby Marquez Lucero. She was united in marriage to Leonard Anthony Espinoza on May 28, 1977. The two shared a long and loving union until her passing. Monica devoted her life to caring for her family. Monica was a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend who enjoyed cooking, crocheting, reading, taking pictures, traveling. She loved the time she spent with all her granddaughters.
Survivors include her loving husband Leonard Espinoza of Sanford, CO; sons Leonard (Misty) Espinoza, Joshua Espinoza, Brian Espinoza all of Sanford, CO; granddaughters Ashley, Brittany, Haley and Jazmine all of Sanford, CO; sisters Tina Sanchez of Colorado Springs, CO; Rosalie Espinoza of Romeo, CO; Angelica (Alfonso) Lopez of Castle Pines, CO; Laurie K. (Raymond) Quintana of Capulin, CO; and one brother Salvador (Rebecca) Lucero of Rio Rancho, NM. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Monica was preceded in death by her parents Salvador and Libby Lucero and one brother Gary Lucero.
Cremation was chosen and services will be held at a later date. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.