|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1925|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 2006|
ROCHELLE - James W. Montgomery, 81, died on Monday, Dec. 4, 2006 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born in Redwood Falls, Minn., on April 23, 925, the son of Vern and Fleeta (Shields) Montgomery. He married Gloria Jane Schliemann on May 6, 947, in Morton, Minn. After 38 years, Jim retired from DeKalb Ag where he was District Sales Manager.
He was raised on a farm in rural Minnesota and graduated from Waubasso High School and was a World War II veteran serving in the Pacific in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class. His memberships include Faith Lutheran Church in Rochelle, the Moose Club, the VFW Post 3878 and the DeKalb Elks Club.
Three brothers, Ralph, Robert and Norval Montgomery, preceded him in death. Jim was the dearly loved husband of Gloria, of Rochelle; the darling father of son, Dixon (Mary) Montgomery, of Rochelle and daughter, Robin Wilson of Rockford; the best grandpa of Susan Ferrara, Kyanne and Amber Wilson; and great-grandpa to Caleb Manted; and many nieces and nephews in Minnesota.
Funeral services will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in Rochelle on Friday, Dec. 8, 2006 at 1 a.m. with Rev. Steve Dow officiating. Visitation will be held at Unger-Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. 6th. St., Rochelle on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. Military services will be by VFW Post 3878.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
Rochelle, Ogle Co., IL.
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006
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