Adelin Louise Montgomery was born December 2, 1918 on a farm in Ashton, IA to Louis Daniel and Habie (Heronimus) Nebelsick. She graduated from Edgerton Consolidated High in Farmer and Nettleton Commercial College in Sioux Falls. She also attended Augustana College. She received her x-ray technician license from Charles T. Miller Hospital, St. Paul, MN. She worked as an auditor at Northwest Security Bank of Sioux Falls and as an x-ray technician in Battle Creek, MI and at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She moved to Greenwood in 1955. For more than 40 years, she worked as a pediatrician’s assistant. She was a member of Greenwood Presbyterian Church since 1956 and served as an elder, women’s association moderator, adult Sunday school facilitator and choir member. She was a longtime secretary of Greater Greenwood Toastmasters Chapter and achieved Abel Toastmaster Level. She was also chapter president of International Order of King’s Daughters and Sons; president of both Solo Parents and Parents without Partners, Indianapolis chapters; and a member of Eastern Star.
She is survived by two daughters: Kofie Montgomery and Adele (Jim) Smith; a brother, Earl (Rowena) Nebelsick; three sisters: Virginia (Dale) Tutje, Ivadell Hafemeyer and Ivadean Nebelsick; four sisters-in-law: Lillian, Eunice, Melissa and Marjorie and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by four brothers: Leonard, George, Harold and Duane, a brother-in-law, Willis Hafemeyer and her former husband, John Montgomery.