EMERY-Montez Jacobsen, age 77, passed away June 13, 2008 at Emery County Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on Jan. 31, 1931 as one of seven children born to Neils Christian and Ella Maxfield Jensen.
Montez grew up in Emery and attended South Emery High. She met Boyd C. Jacobsen in 1947, and they were married on July 23, 1948 in Salt Lake City. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
Montez was a faithful member of the LDS Church serving in many callings including Primary teacher, Cub Scout leader, and librarian.
She loved being with her family. Her husband, children, and grandchildren were the joy of her life. Her hobbies included quilting, embroidering, and vegetable and flower gardening. Montez will always be remembered as a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
Montez is survived by her husband, Boyd; her children, Michael Boyd (Shirley) Jacobsen, and Jackie (Mark) Jensen, both of Ferron; a son-in-law, Randy Austin of Teasdale, Utah; a brother, Gardell (Gay) Jensen of Salt Lake City; 10 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Claudia Austin; two sisters, Verda Petersen and Mildred Brown; two brothers, Ferrell Jensen and Lloyd Jensen; and an infant brother, Durfin.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Emery LDS Chapel. There will be a viewing at 12:30 p.m. at the church prior to the services. Interment will be in the Emery City Cemetery.