Christine A. Rascon, 67, died, January 27, 2020 in Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas. She was born February 22, 1952 the daughter of Julian & Maria Isabel (Garcia) Montoya at Las Animas, Colorado.
Christine was born and raised, and graduated from High School in Las Animas Colorado, lived in Ulysses before settling to Garden City in 1984. She married Salvador Rascon in La Junta, Colorado on 1976. He survives.
She graduated from a Pueblo, Colorado beauty school with a degree in Cosmetology and also earned her Associates Degree from Garden City Community College. Always a hard worker, she was employed as a paraprofessional for USD 457 and as a Case Manager for Harvest American and St Francis. Her hobbies included crossword puzzles, crocheting intricate quilts, and was an avid reader. Her family will miss her delicious menudo and smothered green chile burritos, blingy sense of style, and quick wit. Never shy, always making friends, she definitely had the gift of gab.
She was preceded in death by her Parents-Julian & Maria Isabel Montoya; Grandmother-Dometilia Madrid Garcia; Siblings-Julian Montoya & Connie Garcia and Grandchild- Angelo Jose “A.J.” Rascon.
In addition to her Husband-Salvador Rascon, she is survived by her Children-Michelle & Christopher Jackson, Monica Rascon & Orlando Velazquez, Salvador P. Rascon, Jorge Rascon & Eva Rangel; Siblings-Carolyn Montoya McFatridge and Dennis Montoya and Grandchildren-Andrew, Jizelle, Orlando Jr., Alexander, Nicholas, Amaya, Ivan, Athzity, Yaretzi, & Sabdy.
A Funeral Service will be held 12:00 pm, Tuesday February 4, 2020 at Garnand Funeral Chapel, 412 N 7th, Garden City, KS with Robert DeLeon officiating.The family requests all who attend the funeral wear Christine's favorite color, purple. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery. There will be no public calling hours. The family suggests memorials to the Christine Rascon Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N 7th Street, Garden City, KS 620-276-3219