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Magdalen "Mert" Santomaso

September 1, 1932 November 27, 2018
Magdalen "Mert" Santomaso
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Obituary for Magdalen "Mert" Santomaso

Magdalen Mary “Mert” (Kaiser) Santomaso, 86, of Sterling passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 in Sterling. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 10:00 am Thursday, Dec. 6 at Tennant Funeral Home. Memorial Mass will follow at 11:00 am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Inurnment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.

Mert was born on September 1, 1932 in Iliff, CO to Ralph and Veronica (Schell) Kaiser. She graduated from Crook High School and worked as a Nurses Aide at St. Benedict’s Hospital, Rose Arbor Nursing Home, and Logan County Hospital. On June 20, 1953 she married John Santomaso in Sterling. They were married for 65 years. She volunteered at Cooperating Ministry of Logan County and was a devoted member of the Catholic Church. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, canning, and going for walks.

Mert is survived by her husband John Santomaso; children Marla (John) Nolan of Loveland, Larry (Cindy) Santomaso of Loveland, Karen (Mike) Eitel of Craig, Diane (Tom) Lozier of Windsor, Julie (Deryl) Pinkstaff of Greeley, Melissa Hawkins of Aurora; sister Marge Zink of Iliff; brothers Adrian (Gloria) Kaiser of Sterling, and Jim (Donna) Kaiser of Walla Walla, WA; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law Quincy Hawkins; parents Ralph and Veronica Kaiser; siblings Alex (Barb) Kaiser, Mildred (Julio) Marostica, Barb Gertner, Sister Michael, John Kaiser, Mary J. Groves.

Memorials may be made in Mert’s name to the Cooperating Ministry of Logan County in care of Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.


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Previous Events

Recitation of the Rosary

Thursday

6

Dec

10:00 AM 12/6/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12/6/2018 10:30:00 AM
Tennant Funeral Home

330 South 2nd Street
Sterling, CO 80751

Tennant Funeral Home
330 South 2nd Street Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Memorial Mass

Thursday

6

Dec

11:00 AM 12/6/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/6/2018 12:00:00 PM
St. Anthony Catholic Church, Sterling, Colorado

326 S. 3rd st
Sterling, colorado 80751

St. Anthony Catholic Church, Sterling, Colorado
326 S. 3rd st Sterling 80751 colorado
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Colorado Final Resting Place

18611 US 6
Sterling, CO 80751

18611 US 6 Sterling 80751 CO
United States

Memorial Contribution

In Memory Of

Memorials may be made in Mert’s name to the Cooperating Ministry of Logan County in care of Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.
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