Gola Ruth Montgomery (1930-2017)

Gola Ruth Montgomery, 86, passed away April 3, 2017 in Ellsworth. She was born Sept. 9, 1930 in Ellsworth to Elsie Anna (Besthorn) and William Daniel Stoltenberg. She married Eldon Ira Montgomery in Holyrood on Sept. 9, 1951.

Gola was a homemaker and an assistant at Wenz Interiors in Holyrood. She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Holyrood. She was also a member of the Ladies’ Guild at the church, VFW Auxiliary in Ellsworth, and EHU.

Gola is survived by her daughter, Brenda Younger (Gary) of Olathe; son, John Montgomery of Holyrood; grandchildren, Hollie Wages (Justin), Brock Younger (Nicki), Tyler Walker, Brett Davis, Chelsy Ausherman (Landon), Austin Montgomery, and Zach Montgomery; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Eldon.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth.

The funeral service is at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 11 at the funeral home, with burial following in the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Cemetery, Holyrood.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ellsworth County Cancer Fund, in care of the funeral home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, Kan. 67439.


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