Reathel Marie Montgomery
12/12/1924 - 05/25/2021
Obituary For Reathel Marie Montgomery
Reathel Marie Montgomery (Ulmer) age 96 was escorted by the angels on her final journey to her heavenly home on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at St. Ann’s Home in Grand Rapids, MI. She was born on December 12, 1924, to George W. and Minnie Ulmer (Schneider) at home with a midwife in rural Kent City, MI. She attended grade school at Trinity Lutheran School. After graduating from Kent City High School, she worked at The Carnation Dairy Plant and at the Muskegon Piston Ring in Sparta as a secretary. After her high school sweetheart (George B. Montgomery) returned home from WWII they were married at Trinity Lutheran Church in Conklin, MI on September 14, 1946. She then moved on to become a full time wife and homemaker. She was devoted to her children and loved seeing her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She always loved seeing everyone on the holidays. She was preceded in death by her husband, George in December of 2015. She is survived by her children, Dale and Sheryll Montgomery, Cheryl and Rick Scheerhorn; grandchildren, Craig and Stephanie Montgomery, Angela and John McClendon, Sara and Russ DeVries, Lisa and Brandon Stempky; great grandchildren, Cody Montgomery, Clara DeVries, Ava DeVries, Paxton Stempky, Harper Stempky; three nieces. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Conklin MI. with Rev. Mark Oswald Officiating. Interment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may meet the family at the Funeral Home on Friday, May 28, from 6 to 8 P.M. and at the Church on Saturday, May 29, one hour prior to the service. The family would also like to thank the staff of St. Ann’s Home and Emmanuel Hospice for their support and loving care. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Trinity Lutheran Church or St. Ann’s Home.
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