Celia Montoya Romero went to be with the Lord on Wednesday.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Montoya, and sons Johnny and Joseph Vincent Romero. She is survived by her children, Charlie Romero, Manuel Montoya, Laura Arellano, Henry Montoya, Myra Gonzales and Tomasita Cohrs; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 32 great-great-grandchildren.
Her funeral will be today at 10 a.m. at Grace Fellowship Church, 9210 W. Second Ave., in Lakewood. She will be laid to rest in Minturn River View Cemetery on Tuesday at 1 p.m.