Montgomery, Jr., better known as “Monty” died on November 28, 2016.
He was born May 12,
1927, to Floyd W. Montgomery Sr. and Gertrude (Anthony) Montgomery, both of
whom preceded him in death.
He is also preceded
by his siblings Marion Montgomery Hood, Madeline Montgomery, and Lloyd
He leaves behind
several nieces and nephews, his devoted friend and aide Angel Marie
Morgenstern, his loyal and dependable friends Don Pratt and Al Wagner, and
all the guys from the McDonald's morning coffee get-together.
He served in the
United States Navy, and was a long time friend and daily patron of the
Westchester Public Library. He was a member of the American Legion Post 170.
He graduated from Purdue University with a bachelors degree in Mechanical
Engineering and worked at NIPSCO for 28 years.
Monty was known and
loved by many Chesterton residents and will be remembered for his easy,
care-free style, his kindness, his bright smile and the stocking cap he
There will be a
"Gathering of Friends" Memorial held Sunday, December 4, at the American
Legion Post 170, at 798 Wabash, beginning at 4:00 p.m. Pie and coffee will