Gretchen Monty, age 79, of Siren died April 14, 2012 at Burnett Medical Center after a short illness. Gretchen was born on July 6, 1932 in Stillwater, Minnesota to George and Hilda Fenske. She married Lyle E. Monty on July 29, 1950 in Northwood, Iowa.
Gretchen was a true homemaker who enjoyed being in the kitchen making meals and baking until her heart was content. She enjoyed her many years on the lake and liked to be outside tending to yard work. Her most favorite thing was spending time with her family.
Gretchen was preceded in death by her husband Lyle; parents George and Hilda; and her brother Bill.
She is survived by her daughters Merry (Charles) Ressler and Gwen (Ron) Puncochar; grandson Charles, Jr. (Amanda) Ressler; and sisters Jean Spreeman and Anita Kalinoff.
A private family service will be held. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Family Funeral Home, Siren. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com