Monse Barreto, 80 years old, of Glenwood IL, went to be with Our Lord on Friday January 22, 2021.
Monse was born on September 28th, 1940. Daughter of Geralda Medina and Isidro Ramos from Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Monse graduated from Escuela Superior Dra. Maria Cadilla with an emphasis in Radiology as an X-Ray Technician.
After graduation, she landed her first job as an X-Ray Technician for Unidad de Salud Publica in Puerto Rico.
She married the love of her life, Angel Barreto Sr. in 1963, going on to have two children, Dianese Schafer and Angel Barreto Jr. The family moved to the mainland years after.
Monse lived a lively and vibrant life. Filled with unconditional love and an abundance of laughter. Throughout her life she was blessed with many great friends. After retiring, Monse enjoyed shopping with her daughter, visiting her son and daughter in-law in Virginia, and playing bingo with her friends. Monse loved cooking her favorite meals while being surrounded by her family. She enjoyed collecting anything and everything elephant related. She especially loved whenever her beloved husband sang to her.
Monse was predeceased by her parents: Geralda Medina & Isidro Ramos, and her siblings: Luz Maria, Enrique, Mario, Juan, Obdulio, Jose, Juana, Antonio, Antonia, Librada, and Laura.
She is survived by her loving Spouse: Angel Barreto Sr, Two Children: Dianese Schafer & Angel Barreto Jr, Son in-law Joe Schafer & Daughter in-law Gloria Barreto. Seven Grandchildren: Govanni McCall, Angel Barreto III, Ronald Sherrod Jr, Marshall Alcorn Jr, Jazmine Dantzler, Michael Chavez, and Melissa Chavez. Three Great-grandchildren Charles McCall, Abbigail Chavez, and Parker Dantzler. Two Siblings: Milagros Ramos and Sixto Ramos. Finally, an enormous amount of nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Services will be held at Fagen-Miller Funeral Home in St John, Indiana on Thursday, January 28, 2021. The viewing will take place from 10AM – 1PM, Service at 1 PM. Procession following the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
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