May 26, 1927 - July 20, 2017
Josephine Laura Hunsaker Montgomery passed away July 20 she was 90. Born May 26, 1927, she was the 7th daughter in a family of twelve children. Jo helped on the family farm in Rigby Idaho working both outside and in the home with her parents and siblings. After high school, Jo moved to Pocatello, she worked in the gun plant during World War II. There she met the love of her life Bill Montgomery. They married in Dillon, Mt. December 1945 and were together 57 years. They lived in Kalispell, Mt. where Bonnie and Bruce were born. Jo an Bill moved to Butte in 1949 where Billy, Jim, Gary, and John were born. Jo was a wife, mom, and homemaker. She enjoyed her life and doing the special things to make her house a home. The children were always a source of pride. She loved being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints and going to the temple. Being a visiting teacher gave her much enjoyment. Family was the center of her and Bill's life. Participation in the church, academics, sports, music, dance and pageants of their children and grandchildren, being actively involved made them so happy and fulfilled. Jo is survived by her sister Velma/Don Dinsdale of Rigby, ID, brother, Arvin Hunsaker of Hermastan, OR and numerous nieces and nephews. Her children are Bonnie/Joe Carroll, Bruce, Gary, Jim/Lucy of Butte, Madelyn of Bozeman and John/Angela Montgomery of Billings, grandchildren include Brian/Kimberly Carroll of Orting, WA, Jason/Debi Carroll, Melissa Barkell Butte MT. Michelle/Robert Reynolds Dillon, MT. Christina/Chad Slate Ogden, UT, Cindy Montgomery Clearfield UT. Tamara/Leonard Tyner, Plain City UT. Jan Marie/Mudflap Estes Denali, AK. Will Montgomery Bozeman, MT. David Quintanna, Butte, Justin Saari Mill City, OR, 15 great grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren Preceding her in death were husband W.J. Montgomery, son Billy Montgomery, grandson Justin Montgomery, daughter-in-law Lyn Montgomery.
Josephine Laura Hunsaker Montgomery passed away July 20 she was 90. Born May 26, 1927, she was the 7th daughter in a family of twelve children. Jo helped on the family farm in Rigby Idaho working both outside and in the home with her parents... View Obituary & Service Information
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