August 4, 1933 - September 19, 2021
Obituary for Virginia Montene Maldonado Montene Maldonado, a long time resident of Kingsburg, passed away at the age of 88 on Sunday Sept 19, at home with her loving family at her side. She is now resting peacefully in heaven with God. She was born on August 4th, 1933 in Sage, Arkansas. Montene was raised with her sister (Joy). Schooling, hard work and love for others were a strong focus in her family and stressed by her loving Mother, Vestal and Father, Garland Battles. The family packed up their belongings and moved to El Segundo, Ca in 1942. Montene attended El Segundo High School followed by two years at UCLA. She met the love of her life, Ed Maldonado, in school and they were married on February 25th, 1955. She went to work at West Torrance High School as a noon-aide, and partner/owner of Hawthorne Bowling Alley, while raising their three children, Debi, Lynn and Mark, and living in Torrance, Ca for 18 years. In 1976, the family moved to Kingsburg, Ca where she and Ed bought and ran Freeway Lanes for the next 45 years. During that time she also worked at Selma City Hall, where she retired. Montene was a loving and kind soul, who radiated a sense of pure warmth and unconditional love. Her legacy will live on in the lives of the family and friends she knew. She was a beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother any family could ever be blessed with. Montene enjoyed cooking, gatherings, the Lakers, the Rams, bowling and being with family and friends. Above all else, She loved her family. Montene is survived by her husband Ed, daughter Debi and Tom Branich, daughter Lynn Habib and son Mark and Griselda Maldonado. Along with Five Grandchildren, Christopher, Courtney, Jerricka, Sara and Nicolas , and three Great Grandkids, Cole, Charley and Channing, three nieces, Cricket, Rhonda and Lori, and nephew Ricky. She will be deeply missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held be held the Kingsburg Community Church, Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 11:30 am.
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