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Erica Ontiveroz

March 27, 1979 — May 17, 2020

Monahans, Texas

Erica DeAnn Sotelo Ontiveroz passed on May 17, 2020 surrounded by her family. Erica was born to Fernando G. and Yolanda S. Sotelo on March 27, 1979 in Odessa, Texas.

She attended school in Monahans, Texas. Erica met the love of her life Manuel A. Ontiveroz Sr., at a very young age and eloped on September 5, 1993, where she then began her new life as his wife. She had many occupations but most importantly she was a home maker and a loving mother to their four children. Erica loved to crochet, dance, give advice and spend time with family and friends. She was kindhearted and always helped others. Erica was always willing to help others by inviting them in and giving them a place to stay. She attended Cornerstone Church beginning at the age of six and was baptized at the age of seven. She was a good wife, mother, mimi, daughter, sister, aunt, god mother, and best friend.

She is preceded in death by her daddy Fernando Garcia Sotelo, her nephew Joshua Allen Ramsey, Jeremiah David Wilson, Joel Jesus Mata, niece Angelica Sotelo, and her god son Christain Harris.

She is survived by her husband; Manuel A. Ontiveroz Sr., children; Manuel A. Ontiveroz Jr. and spouse Arlyn Martinez, Kayla M. Ontiveroz and spouse Jorge Mena, Krystal D. Ontiveroz and spouse Kevin Solis, and Matthew E.F. Ontiveroz, and adopted son Dimitri Moreno. Her mother Yolanda S. Sotelo, Siblings Connie Sotelo Jones and husband Floyd, Reine Sotelo Hernandez and husband Jorge, Danny Ray Sotelo, Tracie Sotelo Garza husband David, Mickie Sotelo Chatman and husband Binky, Joseph F. A. Sotelo and wife Crystal, grandbabies; Eric Jay Ontiveroz, Haygen Ontiveroz, Bently Ontiveroz, Braxton Ontiveroz and princessa Mia Olivia Solis, god children; Maddoux Hanks and Emmaleigh Hanks. Father and Mother in law Eduvijes and Olivia Ontiveroz, brother, and sister in laws; Romeo and Elizabeth Ontiveroz, Andres Ontiveroz, Jerardo and Dakota Ontiveroz, Nora Ontiveroz. Loved by numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces, and nephews as well as, great great nieces and nephew.

Pall bearers will be, Binky Chatman, David Garza, Jorge Hernandez, Willie Hanks, Jerardo Ontiveroz and Andres Ontiveroz.

Honorary bearers include, Floyd Jones, Branden Brewer, Ceasar Ayala, Trae Chatman, Jonathan Sotelo, Zedi Sotelo and Joaquine Sotelo.

Services will be held Tuesday May 19, 2020 at 2:00PM at Cornerstone Pentacostal Church in Monahans, Texas. Burial to follow at Monahans Memorial Cemetery in Monahans, Texas.

Services under the direction of Harkey Funeral Home. Send online condolences on our website

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