Eugene V. Montgomery

Aug 11, 1917 - Sep 28, 2007

Eugene V. Montgomery

August 11, 1917 - September 28, 2007


Eugene V. Montgomery age 90 of Washington, formerly of Bramble, passed away peacefully on Friday at 6:55 PM at Prairie Village Living Center. He was born in Dexter, Mo. on August 11, 1917 to William M. and Sarah Montgomery. He was an Army Veteran of WW II and retired as a truck driver from NAD Crane, In. in 1973. He was a member of the American Legion, D.A.V. , the Moose and former member of Council 732 Knights of Columbus. Surviving are his wife, Helen J. (Christie) Montgomery whom he married on June 28th 1990; his children, Francis Eugene Montgomery and wife Cynthia of Bloomfield, Sister. Mary Agnes Montgomery, S.P. of St Mary of the Wood, James Mathew Montgomery and wife Vasso of Gulf Breeze, Fl., Anthony Leo Montgomery of Madison, In., Anna Louise Rumble and husband Scott of Lafayette, In., Michael Lawrence Montgomery of Princeton, In., Patrick Terrence Montgomery of Haubstadt, In.; 'adopted' Sister Diane Ris S.P. OF St. Mary of the Woods; grandchildren Sonya Montgomery, Laura (Montgomery) Bartlett and husband Dusty, Maria Montgomery, Debra (Montgomery) Lopez and husband Pedro, John Montgomery, Mark Montgomery, Jim Montgomery, Christina Montgomery, Cassandra Montgomery, Melissa (Montgomery) Ranier and husband Cody, Emily Montgomery, Benjamin Montgomery, Stephanie (Rumble) Bosma and husband Matt, Susan (Rumble) Burge and husband Jason, Karen (Rumble) Peters and husband Kurt, Ryan Rumble, and Adam Montgomery; eight great grandchildren, Gwendolyn Ranier, Christian Ranier, Grace Bosma, Will Bosma, Jonah, Bosma, Joy Bosma, Grant Peters, and Lauren Peters; step children, Ed Christie of Florida, Debbie Wilson and husband Bob, Charles Christie and wife Gay, Alan Christie and wife Sally, Brian Christie and wife Carol, Elaine Osha and husband Steve all of Washington, and Patti Christie of Sullivan, In. Wayne Christie and wife Karrie of Paragon, In.; step grandchildren, Jon Christie and wife Sue, Kevin Christie and wife Danielle , Chris Burns, Richard Burns, Clint Morgan and wife Amanda, Donnie Morgan, Kathy (Morgan) Flowers and husband Josh, Karie Craney and husband Chad, Craig Wilson, Amanda Christie, Matt Christie, Vanessa Christie, Jennifer Christie and fiancee Jeff Davidson, Danny Christie, Melissa Christie, Jordan Christie, Shannon Christie , Dustin Christie, Jessica (Christie) Payne and husband Kevin, Jessica Collier, Christine Osha, and Richard Osha ; step great grandchildren, Tyler Christie, Madelyn Christie,Kaity Bowling, Luke Bowling, Emylee Christie, Leeza Burns, Tobie Burns, Jesse Burns, Derek Burns, Evyn Fisher, Delaney Morgan, Kaitlyn Craney, Brock Craney, Logan Craney, Zachary Davidson, Leah Davidson, Brianna Hartley, Jaylin Payne, ; a brother Ernest Montgomery of La Verna, Tx.; a sister Doris Ryan of Montgomery; and sister in-law Margaret Balch and husband Royal of Jackson, Mi. He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Margaret (Ryan) Montgomery whom he married January 5, 1946 in St. Peter Catholic Church in Montgomery; one step daughter, Adele (Christie) Burns; 6 brothers, Carl, Leo, Paul, Bernard, Thurman, and Vetus Montgomery; and two sisters, Bernadette Montgomery and Loretta Jones. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday at St Joseph Catholic Church in Bramble with Father Joseph Erbacher as celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends and family may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary on Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM and on Thursday from 8:30 to 9:45 AM at the Church. Memorial donations may be made to Shrine of St. Mother Theodore Guerin in c/o Sister of Providence, St Mary of the Woods, Indiana 47876.


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