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Janet Wolter-Montgomery

August 1, 1951 — January 25, 2023



     Janet Paula Wolter-Montgomery, 71, of Vermillion, SD, passed away Wednesday, January 25 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

     Janet Wolter was born August 1, 1951, in Mitchell, SD and was the third of eight children born to John and Marian (Duncan) Wolter of Woonsocket, SD.  She attended St. Joseph Parochial School and graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1970.  Jan continued her education at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion and after graduation, she enlisted in the United States Air Force.  Major Janet P. Wolter retired after 20 years.  Returning to Vermillion, she met and later married Dave Montgomery.  They moved to Danbury, WI where they owned and operated Dufour’s Campground.

     She is survived by her husband David of Vermillion, sisters: Rochel Nelson and Cortney Wolter of Lake Havasu City, AZ, Gwen Nelson of Chico, CA, Wanda Wolter of Fort Worth, TX, Lynda Baysinger of Woonsocket, SD and many cherished nieces and nephews.

     She was preceded in death by her parents John and Marian, and siblings: Michele Michaels and Ed Wolter.

     Memorial services will be 1:30 PM Monday, February 20th, at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion with burial to follow in the Bluff view cemetery in Vermillion.

A continued Celebration of Life will be held at Carey's Bar in Vermillion immediately following the graveside service. All are welcome to join for catered food and beverage.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Janet Wolter-Montgomery, please visit our flower store.

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Monday, February 20, 2023

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Hansen Funeral Home- Vermillion

1120 E Main St, Vermillion, SD 57069

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