Margaret was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

She was a member of the Trinidad Catholic Community.

She leaves to cherish her memory, sons, John Richard Montoya of Trinidad; James A. (Joanne) Montoya of Trinidad; Frank (Christy) Montoya of Lakewood and her daughter, Mary Jo (Brad) Rutledge of McAlester, Okla.; grandchildren, Victoria (Sonny) Ortiz, Cynthia Peralta, Theo Montoya, James Montoya, Danny Montoya, John Montoya, Jeff Montoya, Jerrod Montoya, Brian Rutledge, Brandon Rutledge, and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Moses and Frances Sena; her husband, Ted Montoya; brothers, Tony, Alphonso, and Ernest Sena.

She is survived by sisters, Grace Barela, Pueblo, Colorado; Isabel (Ernest) Chavez, Pueblo, Colorado, and Doris Huff of New York; very special cousin, Mary Flynn, Trinidad; brothers-in-law, Vidal Monty Montoya, Trinidad; Tom Montoya, Pueblo; Kelly Montoya, Sacramento; Mike Montoya, Colorado Springs; sisters in-law, Margaret Martinez, Albuquerque; Damiana Salas, Sacramento; Leonora “Nora” Lepore, Albuquerque, and Tony Mae Blomquist, Country Club Hills, Ill.

She was blessed with numerous nephews and nieces.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday April 30, 2010, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Mass of the Christian Burial.

Pallbearers are grandsons, Jeff Montoya, Jerrod Montoya, Theo Montoya, Sonny Ortiz, and Brian Rutledge.
Interment will immediately follow at the Trinidad Catholic Cemetery.

The arrangements have been entrusted to the Comi Funeral Home.