Terry Lee Montandon, 69, of Winfield, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in his Arkansas City home.
A monument to honor his life will be placed in the Montandon family plot at Highland Cemetery in Winfield. No funeral services or celebrations of life are planned. Donations can be made in his name to a charity of choice. Online condolences can be made at www.milesfuneralservice.com.
He was born June 18, 1951, to Ivan and Mildred Montandon, in Winfield. He graduated from Winfield High School in 1969 and went to work for his father’s carpentry company before going to Quincy, Ill., for jewelry school.
Terry was hired in 1974 as the foreman at Brigg’s Cattle Company in Seward, Neb., where he worked cattle for 18 years. He married Pam Ethel (Montandon) in 1980 in Seward, Neb. There they raised three children. The family moved to Fredericksburg, Texas in 1990 and opened a boutique gift shop, Remember Me. They later opened a second gift shop, Fredericksburg Dry Goods, on Main Street in Fredericksburg, which Terry operated until 2008. For the last 10 years, Terry had been working security at a casino in Newkirk, Okla.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Mildred (Sheeks) Montandon; nephew, Michael Montandon; and sister-in-law, Janice Montandon.
Terry is survived by three children, Lee Ann Whatley and family (husband Jon and two daughters), of Fredericskburg, Texas, Justin Montandon and family (wife Cassi and three children), of Pflugerville, Texas, and Casey Montandon and fiancé Emily Klarer, of Moab, Utah; brothers, Paul Montandon, of Blythe, Ga., and Allen Montandon and partner, Dr. Gary Cone, of Oklahoma City.