Daniel M. Montañez (1938-2022)

Daniel M. Montañez (1938-2022)

Daniel M. Montañez 84, long time resident if Fillmore, went to the presence of the Lord on February 23, 2022 surrounded by his beloved wife and children. He was born on January 3, 1938, in Calera V.R. Zacatecas, Mexico. At the age of seventeen, he met his wife Antonia Hernandez, married in 1956 and had three children. In 1966, as a Bracero, he migrated his family to the small town of Fillmore where he raised his family. He worked for F & P Growers for 14 years and later retired from Dick Elkins Trucking. His favorite thing to do was spending time with his grandchildren, especially watching them compete in sports, he also enjoyed taking long walks, going to the gym, and playing with his dog Manchas.
As an only child he was incredibly grateful to be blessed with a big family. Now he has reunited with his parents Jose and Antonia Montañez.
He is survived by his wife Antonia H. Montañez of 66 years, daughter Esperanza M. Hurtado (Alferdo), son Jose H. Montañez (Bernalda), daughter Angelica M. López (Ricardo). He had 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts.
Visitation will be held March 9, 2022, from 3pm – 9pm at Perez Family Funeral Home at 300 Central Ave., Fillmore, Ca, 93015. A Celebration of Life Service will be held March 10, 2022, 10am at Sembradores Church, 324 Sespe Ave., Fillmore, Ca, 93015 followed by the burial at Bardsdale Cemetery at 1698 S. Sespe St., Fillmore, Ca. 93015.
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