Albert Manuel Montoya 76, passed away March 3, 2014. He was born on September 6, 1937 in Barnesville Colorado. Albert was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Montoya (Lucero); his parents, Benito and Arcenia Montoya and a great-granddaughter, Samantha Matthews. Survived by his four children, Theresa M. Montoya (David - deceased), Susan D. Montoya, Albert M. Montoya, Kimberly A. Montoya (Albert), and granddaughter, Lailene Harris (Scott) whom he raised as his own. He has 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Albert spent the last 11 years of his life with his loving companion Edna Gamboa in Tucson, Arizona. Where she devoted 11 years of loving care. He was a Dale Carnige graduate, graduating at the top of his class. For 35 years he work as Regional Manager for S.C.O.A., then later opening his own shoe store and an art gallery. After he retired, he enjoyed being out doors and working in the yard. Being from Colorado he was an avid Denver Bronco fan. Albert will be missed greatly to all those who knew him. He touched the lives of many in a very special way. A Memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Margaret Mary Church, 801 N. Grande Ave. at 3:00 p.m. He will be laid to rest in Colorado. Arrangements by FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL.