Funeral services for Arlene Montgomery, age 89, of Creighton, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at Christ Lutheran Church in Bazile Mills, Nebraska. Reverend Terry Huber will officiate, with burial in Hope Enterprise Cemetery in Orchard, Nebraska.
Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton.
Arlene died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at CHI Health Plainview Hospital in Plainview, Nebraska.
Arlene Dora Montgomery, daughter of Delbert and Lillie (Miller) Boelter, was born February 7, 1928, at Venus, Nebraska. She attended O’Neill Public Schools in O’Neill, Nebraska. On December 18, 1946, Arlene was united in marriage to Bernard Montgomery at St. Paul Lutheran Church. They were blessed with eight children, Janet, Monte, Roger, Lynette, Marsha, Darla, Darell, and Suzann.
Arlene and Bernard farmed west of Creighton until they retired and moved to Creighton. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Bazile Mills and the Ladies Aide.
Arlene is survived by her children, Janet (Woody) Pierce of Norfolk, Nebraska, Monte (Sue) Montgomery of Norfolk, Roger Montgomery of Creighton, Nebraska, Lynette Johnson of Plainview, Nebraska, Darla Hobbs of Norfolk, Darell Montgomery of Creighton, and Suzann (Gary) Funk of Ewing, Nebraska; 23 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law, Francis (Jean) Montgomery of Creighton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernard; and daughter, Marsha Reiter.