|Birth: ||Jul. 10, 1896|
|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1991|
"Montie E. Blunn: A Man of Diverse Careers," by Mike Patty, Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer, Rocky Mountain News (CO), August 14, 1991
Montie E. Blunn, businessman, rancher, usician and civic leader, died August 1 in the Mountain Vista Nursing Home in Wheat Ridge. He was 95.
A Memorial service was held August 6 in Arvada United Methodist Church. BOrn July 10, 1896, in Seward, Kan, Mr BLunn began his career as a professional singer in Chicago and New York. Besides singing on the radio in Chicago, he also taught voice at the American Conservatory, played saxophone and violin and was a member of the Navy League Quartet at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center.
In 1930, Mr. Bunn began a chain of A&B Eating Houses in Oklahoma City. He moved to Denver in 1934 to expand the business and eventually started 18 of the restaurants in the metro area.
He moved to Jefferson County in 1942, where he raised registered Aberdeen Angus cattle north of Golden.
Mr. Bunn was a founder and board chairman of Arvada Savings and Loan, and he served on the boards of the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in Salt Lake City and the Central City Opera. He was a 33rd degree Mason past potentate of El Jabel Shrine and COlorado Consistory, and director of Geneva Glenn Camp and the Colorado Angus Association.
He was survived by his wife of 61 years, three sons-James (Arvada), Richard (Golden), and Ronald (Cheyenne, Wyomign), a sister-Evelyn Wright (Houston), and six grand children.
Jessie A. Blunn (1869 - 1960)
Nettie Maud Barngrover Blunn (1876 - 1958)
Beryl Elizabeth Wade Blunn (1906 - 2003)
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