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Lydia Francis Medina (Montague)

May 24, 1943 — March 23, 2015


Lydia Medina

Lydia Francis (Montague) Reiner Medina, born May 24, 1943 – March 23, 2015

Lydia was born in Greeley Co. then moved with her family to Loma Co. and grew up on the western slope where she went to school in Fruita. She was married three times, the last to the love of her life John “Jackie, Poppy” Medina, she loved being a wife, mother and raising her kids.  She enjoyed camping, hunting as “camp cook” and being in the mountains of Colorado, especially her brother’s mountain property.  She enjoyed her family and all the time she spent playing cards or visiting with her family at reunions.

Survived by family, her husband John “Jackie, Poppy” Medina Montrose CO, children, Utah (Sheila) Reiner Grand Junction CO, Monty (Nancy) Reiner Pueblo CO, Candy Gonzalez (Daniel Mintz) Twenty Nine Palms CA and John Buskurt,  brothers and sisters, Elsie (Riley) Hale, Shirley (Melvin “Tubby”) Sanderson, Mary DeJaynes, Patty (Don) Burns, Daniel (Phyllis) Montague.

Grand Children, Natasha Reiner Fox, Stephanie Gonzalez, Cody (Jennifer) Diaz, Josh (Jill) Reiner, Travis (Paige) Reiner, Danielle (DT Carl), Anthony (Sierra) Gonzalez, Albert Gonzalez, Caitlin Reiner, Alysha Keeling, great grandchildren: Jesse, Aidan, Talon, Kylee, Ashlynn, Jasper, Elly, Joseph, Coulter and too many nieces and nephews to list.

Preceded in Death by parents James (Isabella) Montague, brothers and sisters, Wayne (Jean) Dort, Elaine Flannigan, Sarah (Kenny Powell), Frank (Patsy) Montague, daughters, Judy Keeling, Kathy Keeling, grandsons and granddaughter, Dezmond Reiner, Lilly Reiner, Bladen Gonzalez.

With great appreciation the family would like to thank Hope West for their support insuring our mother was comfortable in her last days. Please make donations to Hope West P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, Co. 81402.  A Memorial Service in loving memory of Lydia will be held Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at the Canyon View Church, 32 North Cedar, Montrose, Co., with Pastor Mike Childers officiating.  Arrangements are under the care of Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory, Montrose, Colorado

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