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Donnie L. Montgomery

April 13, 1949 ~ January 10, 2017 (age 67)
Donnie L. Montgomery, 67, of Washington, passed away at 8:00am Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Donnie was born April 13, 1949 in Peoria to Henry and Ida Mauveline Vickery Montgomery. He married Jean Mickens on July 15, 1967 in Washington.
Surviving is wife, Jean of Washington; sons, Donnie L. (Marsha) Montgomery Jr. of East Peoria and Brad (Melissa) Montgomery of Washington; mother, Ida Mauveline Montgomery of Washington; sister, Shirley (Chuck) Martin of Washington; grandchildren, Brandon of Kansas City, MO, and Kelsey, Savannah, Maeve, Henry, all of Washington.
He was preceded in death by his father and son, Alex Montgomery.
Donnie was a US Army veteran. He retired from Caterpillar Inc after 38 years of service. Donnie was a skilled carpenter who built several homes. He enjoyed fishing with his family and taking motorcycle trips with Jean and friends. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was a true gentleman. Donnie loved his family, especially his kids and grandkids and enjoyed every moment spent with them.
A funeral service for Donnie will be held at 11 am Friday, January 13, 2017 at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington. Visitation will be from 4 - 7 pm on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Glendale Cemetery in Washington. Bishop Leroy Smith will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ISU Alexander Montgomery Memorial Scholarship for Special Education Teachers.



Cemetery Details

Glendale Cemetery
600 Oakwood Ln
Washington, IL, 61571

Visitation

JAN 12. 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - Washington

2075 Washington Road

Washington, IL, US, 61571

Service

JAN 13. 11:00 AM

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - Washington

2075 Washington Road

Washington, IL, US, 61571

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