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Roberta F. "Bobbie" Montgomery, 90, of Rockford, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Born on July 13, 1928, in Savanna, IL, the daughter of Frank and Lula (Gump) Ross. Roberta worked as a patent royalties coordinator for Acument Global Technology (CamCar-Textron) for about 60 years. She was a member of Brooke Road United Methodist Church. Roberta enjoyed traveling and teaching Sunday School, but most of all spending time with family and friends
Survived by her son, Patrick (Chris) Montgomery; three grandchildren, Jaime (Jay) Williams, Jeffrey (Amber Waugh), and Jay (Trisha) Montgomery; great-grandchildren, Jace & Jade Williams, Keyara & Jayla Montgomery, Ethan & Connor Waugh; brother, Carl Ross; and 16 nieces and nephews and their families. Predeceased by her son, Michael in 1992; sisters, Betsey Rohner and Catherine Randecker; brothers, David and Clifford Ross; and former husband, Wendell Montgomery in 2003; and two nephews.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Brooke Road United Methodist Church, 1404 Brooke Rd, Rockford, with Reverend Violet Johnicker officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. prior to the service in the church. Private burial in Arlington Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Brooke Road United Methodist Church.

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  1. Judy Bowers

    Bobbie was a wonderful lady. She was very giving. The last 20 years she has been buying Koeze Nuts for her complete family and friends. She package and shipped them all over the country. She purchased the nuts through Daughters of the Nile Annual Nut fundraiser that we have every year to raise money. Bobbie was a large supporter of Daughters of the Nile. Bobbie will be missed. My prayers go out to the family that lost a lovely lady.

  2. Mark & Dina Hanstad

    I cannot imagine what my life would have been like without the support of this precious lady. She resides in my early memories as a caregiver and friend. In my adult life she was a supportive friend. She was at every major event in my life. We loved her dearly. She treated my husband like a son. Her memory will be a blessing. Our thoughts are with you, Pat and family. She loved you all so much.


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