Michael Lee Montgerard, 69, of Danville passed away at home on Sunday, October 17, 2021. He was born on December 27, 1951, in Danville, Illinois to DeLee and Rosa Montgerard. His parents and father-in-law Frank Styer Sr. preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Cynthia Montgerard; son, Brian (Rebekah) Montgerard of Danville; daughter, Michelle Hackman of Bismarck; brother, Howard (Mary) Montgerard of Danville; mother-in-law, Delores Styer of Danville; brother-in-law, Greg Styer of Vandalia. He also leaves behind three grandchildren, Mason Hackman and Michael Hackman of Bismarck and Cora Montgerard of Danville; step grandchildren, Bailey York and Austin York of Danville, and Matthew Terrell of Danville; nieces, Melissa Styer and Jessica Styer; and great niece, Mariska Styer of Vandalia.
Michael graduated from Schlarman High School in 1970 and DACC with an Associate Degree in Accounting in 1972. He worked 43 years at Steel Grip in sales. Michael’s hobbies were spending time with family, fishing, and collecting trains and Indian beads.
His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy. He loved every moment he got to spend with them and was always teaching and encouraging them. He was their biggest fan. He loved coaching his children when they were younger and he especially loved watching his grandsons play football, basketball, and baseball.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, Illinois, 3940 N Vermilion St. Danville, Illinois 61834. Officiating will be Pastor Dave Garver. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Danville. Visitation will be held the evening prior on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Danville Ambucs.
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