Age 81, of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away October 9, 2019. He was born February 25, 1938, in Lansing, MI, to Matthew and Clara Thocker.
Montague proudly served 4 years in the Navy and retired from the Lansing Fire Department after 25 years. He enjoyed building and piloting R.C. planes, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He will be missed by many.
He is survived by his children, Jeffery (Jori) Thocker, Michelle (Joseph) Smethurst, and Matthew (Thomas) Thocker; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Gwendolyn (Terry) Tisdale and Maryanna Foster; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marlene; and son, Todd.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lansing Fire Department Honor Guard.