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7 October, 1912 25 July, 1993
The Idaho Press-Tribune
July, 1993

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James Montgomery
   James F. Montgomery, 80, of Melba, died on Sunday, July 25, 1993, at a Boise care center. Memorial graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30, 1993, at the Melba Cemetery.  Military Honors will be under the direction of the Nampa V.F.W. Post #3465 and the Melba American Legion, Divin-Sloneker Post #126.  Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    James F. Montgomery was born on October 7, 1912, at Elsmore, Kansas.  He was reared and educated in Elsmore and Stark, Kansas.  In 1935 he moved west with his family, settling in California.  In 1940 he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in the South Pacific during WWII.  He received an honorable discharge in 1945 with the rank of Corporal.  Following his honorable discharge he made his home in Grand Canyon and Camp Verde, AZ, where he worked as a construction worker.  His wife, Lola, preceded him in death in 1979 at which time he moved to Nampa.  He later moved to Melba.  He was a lifetime member of the D.A.V., a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and currently a member of the Nampa V.F.W. Post #3465.
    James is survived by a daughter, Janice Cotton, Glenns Ferry, ID; a stepdaughter, Glenna Joe Agee, Kanab, UT; a sister, Juanita Webb, Melba; a granddaughter; and a number of nieces and nephews.
    He was also preceded in death by his parents, John C. and Ada Montgomery, and 2 brothers.
    The family suggests memorials to the Melba Quick Response Unit, Melba, Idaho 83641; or to the Melba Senior Citizen Center, Melba, Idaho 83641.

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