Janet Montgomery

Janet K. Montgomery, 78, of Rock Island, Illinois, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at her home, surrounded by family and friends.

All family and friends are welcome to come to a time of sharing Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Riverfront Grill, 4619 34th Street, Rock Island from 4-8 p.m. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19,  at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Rock Island.  

Janet Terhune was born Jan. 22, 1940, in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of Herman Clark and Della Frances Chelf Terhune. She married Dean Montgomery June 6, 1959, at the Little Brown Church in the Vale, Nashua, Iowa. He died Jan. 8, 1985. 

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was passionate about watching Brad and Kyle drive at the stock car races. She was deeply devoted to her ministry as a Jehovah’s Witness.  

Survivors include her sons, Brad (Cherie) Montgomery, Milan, Illinois, Bart (Nicci) Montgomery, Tipton, Iowa, and Brit (Brenda) Montgomery, Tipton; grandchildren, Kori (Terry) Bates, Deana (Terry) Nelson, Cody Montgomery, Kyle Montgomery, Brooklyn Montgomery, Taylor Axberg, Claire Montgomery, Ryan Montgomery, Amanda (Kenny) Schmidt, April Griffin, Conner Montgomery, and Aden Euring; great-grandchildren, Tucker, Braydon, Carter, Jett, Ember, Huxly, Kinsley, Keylee, Vayda, and Rhyker; along with many spiritual sons, daughters, nieces, nephews and grandchildren; sister, Pat Bartenhagen, Muscatine, Iowa; sister-in-law, Kay Terhune, Muscatine; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers, Lowell (Pat) Terhune and Albert Terhune. 

Memorials may be made to Charity Care Support at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, Iowa. 

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com