Obit: Montgomery, Lydia A. (1919 - 2010)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Montgomery, Schaller, Schlinsog,
Michaelis, Mullins, Urban, Marshall, Writz
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark
Co., WI.) June 9, 2010
Montgomery, Lydia A. (11 May 1919 - 1 June
Lydia A. Montgomery, 91, of Granton went home to the
arms of Jesus Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in
Abbotsford, surrounded by her family.
Lydia was born in Granton May 11, 1919, the daughter
of Albert and Martha (Schaller) Schlinsog.
Lydia graduated from Granton High School in 1938 and
then worked at the drug store in Neillsville until she married her
husband of 53 years. She was a pioneer woman throughout her
life as she endured the absence of her husband, Allen, during his
three-year service in WWII, using her hands to sew, crochet, cook
and love, her most precious priority, her
Lydia is survived by her children, Reverend Allen (Bea) Montgomery Jr. of Rhinelander, Colleen (Jerry) Michaelis of
Escondido, CA, Connie (Ray) Mullins of Marshfield, Gayle (T. J.)
Urban of Neillsville, and Brett (Kerri) Montgomery of Greenfield;
12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Her husband, parents and a brother, Paul Schlinsog,
preceded her in death.
A time of sharing and gathering will be held at a
Memorial Service for Lydia July 9, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Zion
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod in Granton, with the Reverend
Stewart Marshall officiating. Lydia donated her body to
science, so the interment will be at a later date at the Zion
Cemetery in Granton.
Online condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.
The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Lydia’s
family with funeral arrangements.
Lydia’s family wishes to extend heartfelt
gratitude to the Angelus and Golden Living Center in Marshfield for
their tender and loving care and especially, God’s blessings,
to Dr. Paul Writz and the entire staff at Golden Living Center in
Abbotsford, for their precious, unending love for Lydia in the
final months and these last days of her life.