November 11, 2007
MONTRIE Lt. Col. Robert R. Lt. Col. Robert R. Montrie, 63, of Toledo, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 11, 2007, at his home. He was born January 6, 1944, in Columbus, OH and was the son of Raymond J. and Marion T. (Downey) Montrie. Bob retired as a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army where he served locally with the engineers of the 983rd and also had duties abroad. He worked at Toledo Trust Bank for 20 years, starting in the mail room and worked his way to upper management. Most recently, Bob parlayed his hobbies of restoring leaded glass windows and antiques, into a career. Bob was a member of Monroe Street United Methodist Church. He was past president and an active member of the Veteran Motor Car Club of America. Bob enjoyed driving his 1953 Mint Green Cadillac. He was also a motorcycle enthusiast, who enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson Heritage Softtail. "See you down the road, Bob." Survivors include his sons, Jade (Jennifer) Montrie and Dustin (Kristen) Montrie; daughter, Marianna "MiMi-Roo" Montrie; step-son, Mark (Lori) Martin; grandchildren, Blake Montrie, Chandler Montrie , Lane Montrie and Allison Montrie. He is also survived by his brother, Larry (Jan) Montrie; sisters, Diane Miller and Marilyn (Peter) Halleck; 5 nieces, nephews and several cousins. Above all, Bob cherished the time he spent with his family and friends. Bob was also very passionate of his Canadian heritage and often visited his relatives in Moncton, New Brunswick. Friends are invited to visit from 2-9 p.m. Thursday, in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, (between Douglas and Secor Roads), where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Reverend Karen Shepler of Monroe Street UMC will officiate. Military graveside services will follow at Toledo Memorial Park.
MONTRIE Lt. Col. Robert R. Lt. Col. Robert R. Montrie, 63, of Toledo, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 11, 2007, at his home. He was born January 6, 1944, in Columbus, OH and was the son of Raymond J. and Marion T. (Downey) Montrie.... View Obituary & Service Information
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