Mary Montagriff

Jan. 22, 1942 – May 17, 2014

Mary Montagriff, age 72, passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Hospital on May 17, 2014.

Mary was born in East Troy on January 22, 1942, to LaMar and Mary (nee Maier) Wood. She moved to Denver, Colorado, in 1969, where she met and married Hugh Montagriff in 1971. They moved to Grand Junction, Colorado. in April of 1982, where she began working for the Village Fox. This where she met so many amazing people who quickly became dear friends. When the Village Fox closed in 1991, she went to work for Herberger’s and has been there for the past 23 years. Mary had the most beautiful green eyes, a smile that lit up a room and a contagious laugh you could never forget.

She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Hugh Montagriff, and her siblings, David L. (Mary) Wood of Wausau, Kristine (Mike) Fitch of Phillips and Kathy Wood and their families. She is further survived by her children and grandchildren, Kendall (Brandon); Maddie and Braden; and Brian (Heather) Rylan and Nea.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Sandra and Norman.

Mary will have a Celebration of Life on Friday, May 23, at Canyon View Park at noon Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, 970-243-2450, is serving the family.