Thursday, November 1, 2012

David Montoya, 91, dies

David Montoya
Sadly, we have lost two members of our extended family this year.

David R. Montoya died in Chino Hills, California, on Sept. 27.

David, 91, was the son of Juan and Sara Montoya, who moved to California from Tucson, Arizona. David served in World War II as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corps. He worked for Rockwell/Northrop as an electrical engineer for 30 years.

David was born Aug. 31, 1921 in Tucson, and passed away Sept. 27, 2012 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.


Lawrence B. Sanchez, 62, of Rio Rancho, N.M., died June 14, 2012. He was preceded in death by his sister, Victoria Balbina, who died in Southern California in October 2009; and his father, Victor B., who died in Los Angeles in 1958; and mother Charlotte, who died in Los Angeles in 1976.