Paul Montague

Paul Montague

Wednesday, October 3rd, 1934 Thursday, October 24th, 2019

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Obituary for Paul Joseph Montague

Major Paul J. Montague, 85, passed away on October 24, 2019. He was born October 3, 1934 in Anthony, Kansas. A memorial service will be held on November 8, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Smith Family Mortuary, 1415 North Rock Road, Derby, Kansas. Paul served his country honorably as a Marine in both the Korean War and Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. He did multiple tours of duty and was a POW for 5 years after being shot down in Vietnam. Paul was awarded many medals during his Marine days including several Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star and Silver Star.
Paul is survived by his wife of 63 years, 3 children, 2 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Memorials may be sent to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

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  • Service

    Friday, November 8th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Smith Mortuary, Derby
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
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    Friday, November 8th, 2019
    Richard Morgan
  • Interment

    Kansas Veteran's Cemetery
    1208 N. College St.
    Winfield, Kansas
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Janey Mahlandt

Praying for all Paul’s family and friends! I will miss his stories! Wish I could be there for the service but I will be in Mexico. I very much loved and appreciated Paul and all of his great service to our country.
Comment | Posted at 11:37am via Condolence

James Tuorila

It was a great honor to meet Paul, take he and Shirley for a memorable hot air balloon ride and then be selected to write his autobiography. We have truly lost another American hero. My sincere sympathy to Shirley and their family. Dr Jim Tuorila
Posted at 08:40am

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