A beloved Daughter, Sister, Aunt and Friend, Marie Basque Montero, born on September 10, 1929 in Loomis, California passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the age of 87. Marie leaves behind her treasured sister, Linda Graham and cherished friend, Barbara Quintella. The first of 6, Marie was preceded in death by her parents, Joe & Catherine Montero and brothers, Jerry, Dan, Tom and Joe Jr. After 20+ years as the first woman butcher at the McClellan AFB Commissary, Marie enjoyed her time in retirement as an expert gardener, a loyal San Francisco 49er fan and a devoted member of the Catholic Church. Please join family and friends for a memorial mass at 10am, Monday, October 24 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Roseville (615 Vine Ave) with an additional service immediately following at the Rocklin Cemetery (4090 Kannasto Street) for interment.
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