Friday, September 21st, 2012
Edna I. LaMontagne, 85, Watseka, Ill., died Sept. 20, 2012, at her home.
She was born Nov. 19, 1926, in Baltimore, Md., to Omar and Dora Raider Benton Ryan. Her husband, Raymond LaMontagne Sr., died Sept. 4, 1985.
Surviving are three daughters, Alice Harper, Watseka, Shirley Love, of Florida, and Gerry Wallace, Watseka; three sons, Raymond "Archie" LaMontagne, Martinton, Ill., Leon LaMontagne, Fort Recovery, and Ed LaMontagne, Beaverville, Ill.; a brother, Leo Ryan, of Pennsylvania; a sister, Gerry Zelhart, of Maryland; 23 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; and 28 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Knapp Funeral Home, Watseka, with Joe Hughes officiating. Burial is at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Martinton.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice.
Condolences may be left at knappfuneralhomes.com.