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John William "Bill" Montgomery
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Birth: May 27, 1902
Selma
Fresno County
California, USA
Death: Jan. 25, 1999
Fort Collins
Larimer County
Colorado, USA

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MONTGOMERY, J W "Bill"; 96; Selma CA,Fort Collins CO; Coloradoan; 1999-1-27; karen

J. W. " Bill " Montgomery
J. W. Bill Montgomery of Fort Collins, Colorado died at his home on January 25, 1999 at the age of 96.
Bill was born at Selma, California in 1902 and his family left by wagon to move to Washington State in July 1903.
The family settled near Canyonville, Oregon and lived there until 1912 moving to Texas and Arkansas, and returning to Oregon in 1919.
Bill grew up as a farmer, but also worked as a barber, construction worker, a " timber Beast ', and other jobs until he joined the National Park service in 1927. He was a Park Ranger during the Summers and a snow plow operator in the Winter at Crater Lake National Park, Oregon and Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. He operated the first rotary snow plow across Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain Park in the Spring of 1943, he began farming near Fort Collins, Colorado, where he spent the remainder of his life.

Bill married the love of his life, Patricia Ann, February 18, 1944 in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado.They have two children, John and Esther. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Jefferson Montgomery (1865 - 1929)
  Effie Genette Lowe Montgomery (1866 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  John David Montgomery (1948 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Morris Franklin Montgomery (1888 - 1888)*
  James "Walter" Montgomery (1889 - 1962)*
  Edith Belle Montgomery Damewood (1892 - 1972)*
  Thomas Hawthorne Montgomery (1895 - 1967)*
  Frances Mae Montgomery (1897 - 1937)*
  Emma Elizabeth Montgomery Butts (1900 - 1995)*
  John William Montgomery (1902 - 1999)
  George Olin Montgomery (1905 - 1965)*
  Adrain Oswald Montgomery (1908 - 1988)*
  Agnes Genevieve Montgomery Robertson (1911 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First United Methodist Church Columbarium
Fort Collins
Larimer County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Juliane Montgomery Burba...
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57247491
John William Bill Montgomery
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John William Bill Montgomery
Added by: Juliane Montgomery Burbach
 
John William Bill Montgomery
Added by: Juliane Montgomery Burbach
 
 
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Jun. 25, 2015

- KET
 Added: Mar. 26, 2011
~ Rest in Peace~
- Juliane Montgomery Burbach
 Added: Aug. 17, 2010
 
 
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