Montgomery, Ione Ruth 91

A memorial service for Ione Montgomery will be held at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake on Friday December 21, 2018 at 3 PM. Visitation will begin at 2PM.

Ione Ruth Montgomery was born on July 28, 1927, in Howard Lake, Minnesota to Roy and Ruth (Robinson) Mauk. She grew up on the farm, north of Howard Lake, and graduated from Howard Lake High School.

In May of 1947, Ione married Donald “Bud” Montgomery. To this union, five children were born: Joan, Dennis, Donna, Glen, and Dale.

Ione was a seamstress and enjoyed sewing, She worked in many sewing factories, among them: Wonderalls in Buffalo; Fancy by Ford in Howard Lake; and Edco Products in Winsted. She also enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, the casino, flea marketing, and auctions.

Ione passed away at Dassel Lakeside Nursing Home on December 17, 2018. She had reached the age of 91 years, 4 months and 19 days. Survivors include: daughter Joan (Alan) Violet of Alamagordo, New Mexico; son Dennis (Sandy) Montgomery; daughter Donna Kieper of Dassel; son Glen Montgomery of Dassel; and son Dale Montgomery of Howard Lake; 9 grandchildren;16 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; as well as sisters Margaret Noyed of New Brighton, and Gladys Triplet of Howard Lake, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Ione is preceded in death by: parents Roy and Ruth Mauk, husband Bud Montgomery, granddaughter April Montgomery, brother Ellsworth Mauk, sister in-law Ardis Mauk, brother-in-law Donald Triplet, brother-in-law Oscar Noyed and special friend Ray Beckfeld.