Oct. 28, 1933-Oct. 16, 2017

A service to honor the life of Mrs. Marguerite Ellen (Wyatt) Montelongo will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home of Natchitoches. Burial will follow at Pisgah Cemetery near Marthaville.

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Montelongo, 83, and a resident of Natchitoches, passed away Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, with her family by her side. She was born Oct. 28, 1933, to Carl Wyatt Sr. and Ethel Nancy Moore Wyatt in Marthaville.

She worked for many years at Nichols in Many. A strong and caring woman, she was deeply rooted in her faith. A member of First Baptist in Natchitoches, she enjoyed fellowship with her church family. She will be dearly missed but always remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Michael Todd Franks; and her siblings, Carl Wyatt Jr. and his wife Bobbie, Gene Wyatt and Charles Glenn Wyatt.

She is survived by her husband, Fernando Montelongo; children, Jeff Franks and wife Patricia and Regina Trichel and husband Rickey; siblings, Delores Lewing, Ronald Wyatt and wife Betty and Donald Wyatt and wife Vickie; and a sister-in-law, Myra Wyatt. She was blessed with four grandchildren, Joseph Uribe, Heather Hinds, Haley Franks and Jeffrey Franks Jr.; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.