Cynthia A. Montanez, 67, of Sterling, died on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at her home.
She was born on March 3, 1951 in Sterling to John and Ernestine (Penaflor) Barron. She was a homemaker and attended St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling.
Surviving are her children: Dominick Montanez, Monica Eshelman, and Daniela (Travis Weitzel) Silvas all of Sterling; her sisters, Vickie Rios and Bobbie (Nick) Rodriguez all of Sterling; her brothers John (Linda) Barron of Rock Falls and Rene Rodriguez of Sterling; 15 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Linda Cardenas.
Visitation will be from 10-11 AM Tuesday January 8, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling. Funeral will follow at 11 AM at the funeral home with The Very Reverend James R. Keenan, officiating. Cremation rites will follow the service. A memorial has been established in her memory.