Tonita S. Medina has passed way, formerly of Red Cliff |

Tonita S. Medina has passed way, formerly of Red Cliff

Red Cliff, CO Colorado

Our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Tonita S. Medina, a resident of Broomfield, Colo., Red Cliff, Colo., and El Yano, N.M., has passed away.

She was born April 6, 1913, in the small town of Cordova, N.M. Her parents were Miguel and Demicia Sandoval. She married and moved to Red Cliff in 1944. She worked as a housewife and raised eight children.

Her children and their spouses are Flora and Lupe Martinez, Alicia Smithhisler (deceased), Jose B.O. and Jane Martinez, Cora and Donald Walker, Cecelia and Harold Martinez, David and Grace Martinez, Irene and Florinda Trujillo, and Eugene and Jennifer Martinez-Bowles.

She is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren.

She re-married to Leo Medina and they lived in Red Cliff for 37 years until November of 1994, when they moved to Broomfield. Leo passed away March 10, 1995. She continued to make her home in Broomfield for the remainder of her life.

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The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Rosary will be Sunday at 6 p.m. at Rundus Funeral Home, 1998 W. 10th Ave. in Broomfield. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Monday, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 900 W. Midway Blvd., in Broomfield. Interment will be at Ft. Logan National Cemetery.

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