Eileen Montgomery, 99, Topeka, formerly of Holyrood, KS passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She was born August 17, 1917, in Pierceville, Kansas, the daughter of Fred and Martha (Orf) Borger. She graduated from Pierceville High School and Halstead Hospital Nursing School with her RN.
On February 7, 1942, she married Les Montgomery in Reno, Nev. He preceded her in death in 1989. She retired as an office nurse for Dr. Lyle Anderson in Great Bend. After retirement, she completed her EMT certification.
Eileen was a long time member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and currently a member at Faith Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Holyrood Red Hat Society.
Survivors include their children: Gary (Anthea) Montgomery and Jan (Tim) Lyle; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 at Topeka Presbyterian Manor, 4712 SW 6th Street, Topeka. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery, Holyrood. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 209 S County Rd, Holyrood, KS 67450 or Topeka Presbyterian Manor Good Samaritan Fund. To leave a message for the family online visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory Mid-Town Chapel*
1321 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS. 66604
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 17, 2016