Bessie Montgomery

March 30, 1926 - August 16, 2017

03/30/1926 - 08/16/2017

Past Services

Tuesday August 22, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Tuesday August 22, 2017
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Tuesday August 29, 2017
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions

Bessie Montgomery, 91 of Piqua, Ohio formerly of Shadyside, Ohio died Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the Upper Valley Medical center in Troy, Ohio.

She was born March 30, 1926 in Shadyside, Ohio daughter of the late Edgar and Mary Roubal Vanek.

Bessie was a former bookkeeper for John Tonkovich and Son in Dilles Bottom, Ohio and a member of the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church in Shadyside, Ohio and a member of the Order of Eastern Star Captina Chapter 489 for over 60 years..

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Laverne S. Montgomery on August 25, 2009, her brother and sister-in-law, Edgar and Verna Vanek and her son-in-law, Edward Schlegel..

Surviving are her children, Daniel (Mary) Montgomery of Dublin, Ohio and her daughter, Susan Schlegel of Piqua, Ohio. Also three grandchildren, Heather (Scott) Thompson, Nicholas (Ryan) Montgomery and Kara (Scott) Gold and four great grandchildren, Annabelle and Aiden Montgomery and Liam and Emma Thompson.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Tuesday from 11 am until time of services at 1 pm with Rev. Randy Weaver officiating. Interment in the Holly Memorial gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church or the OR & W Fire District by going to “”.

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Carol Bee Freeman
6 years ago

Dan and Susan
I have have such fond memories of both of your parents and send my caring thoughts to you both. In the last few years before Bessie moved closer to you, Sandra and I would have lunch with her. She was always ready to get up and go. In fact that is what I remember most, your parents loved to party, dance, had great friends. They shared a deep love. Keep all your good memories and pass them on .

Patsy Steiner
6 years ago

Danny and Sue, I was saddened to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a wonderful mother and wife, I feel I csn say that since I have known her most of my life. I am sending heartfelt thoughts and prayers for you and your families. With love, Patsy

Don & Nancy Hinton
6 years ago

Dear Sue & Dan,
Don & I are saddened to find that Bessie has passed. She was always our trip planner when several couples took trips together. We have missed her since she moved from Shadyside but know that she was happy being nearer to all of you. Our prayers are with all of you.