JOSEPH EDWARD MONTGOMERY JOSE Born October 14, 1926 to Kansas City, Missouri parents, Joseph and Ethyl L. Montgomery, passed away peacefully April 9, 2014. Joseph was a Marine Corps Vet, awarded the Purple Heart Medal, wounded in action Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands. Retired as a graphic artist, lithographer in Chicago, Ill. Preceded in death by wife, Ruth Montgomery, and survived by son, Doug Montgomery and wife Denise; daughter, Debra Montgomery; and best friend Tony. Jose was a an avid golfer. He loved painting acrylics of horses and landscape scenes. He enjoyed his retirement in Santa Fe with family. He was a kind and gentle man with a heart as large as he was! He loved his Sundays with family at Atrisco, enjoying his favorite green chile enchilada. "He walks with me and talks with me, and tells me I am his own."
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Apr. 29, 2014