Maldonado, Ella

Ella Maldonado
Services:
2 p.m. Sunday, July 10 at Trinity Baptist Church in Tucumcari.

Ella Montano Maldonado, 76, of Glendale, Ariz., died Tuesday, June 14, 2005.

She was born on Dec. 23, 1928, in Trementina, to Felipe and Fetilde Valverde Montano.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Albino Montano and Phillip Montano Jr.

Survivors include a daughter, Helen Burson (and husband, Randy) of Glendale, Ariz.; three granddaughters, Sonja Bonney (Rob), and Ashley Burson, all of Phoenix, and Jessica Sanders (Brad) of San Antonio; two great-grandsons, Brenden and Zeke Sanders; three sisters, Hevila Sanchez of Albuquerque, Mary Sandoval of Tucumcari, and Faye Kelley of Longmont, Colo; five brothers, Cecil and David Montano, both of Las Cruces, Isaias Montano of San Meteo, Calif., Ruben Montano of Albuquerque, and Levi Montano of Belen; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place.

Burial will be at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery.

Tomas Gonzales officiated the services.

Arrangements were by Best Funeral Services of Peoria, Ariz.