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Ashley Elizabeth Montgomery

September 5, 1991 — April 21, 2017

Ashley Elizabeth Montgomery, 25, of Bourbonnais, Illinois, passed away on April 21st, 2017 at 3:00 PM.

Ashley was born in Blue Island, Illinois on September 5th, 1991. She graduated from Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School and continued on to receive an Associate Degree from Kankakee Community College. She was attending Olivet Nazarene University and was about to start the nursing program.

Ashley was the Vice President of the AshleyCan Pediatric Cancer Foundation, which was created in her name to raise money and awareness for research and children battling cancer. She was a brave warrior herself, battling cancer four times. Her strong will to live, her "never give up" attitude, and her faith in God inspired many, including people that have never met her. Ashley's memory will live on, as her family and friends continue her legacy of fighting for children battling cancer, through the AshleyCan Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Ashley was the loving daughter of Michael and Maureen (Hensley) Montgomery; sister of Michael (Aubrey) and Jake Montgomery; adored niece of Patrick and Dawn Hensley, Tim and Julie (Hensley) Blake, John and Cindy (Montgomery) Beachum, Jeff Montgomery, Joseph Montgomery, Timothy Montgomery, Wanda Hensley, Denise Dylkiewicz Laura and Mark Zessin; cousin to Joshua, Donald, Cara, Johnny (Liz), Kyle (Jessica), Luke, Brooke, Connor, Ashley, Karli, Jen, Tim, Kevin, Preston, Catie, and Joseph; her cat Rascal and dogs Izzy and Leo; and many more family and friends.

Ashley was preceded in death by her grandparents Gene and Nell Montgomery, Sharon and Gerald Zelisko, and John Hensley.

Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort IL 60423 on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 1:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Funeral services on Saturday, April 29 2017,prayers in the funeral home chapel at 9:30AM leaving for Maternity BVM Church, 308 E Marsile St, Bourbonnais, IL 60914 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Interment All Saints Cemetery Bourbonnais, IL.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the AshleyCan Pediatric Cancer Foundation at PO Box 6, Bourbonnais, Illinois, 60914. For information www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225

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Visitation

Friday, April 28, 2017

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - New Lenox

102 East Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451

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Prayer Service

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - New Lenox

102 East Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Interment

Saturday, April 29, 2017

All Saints Catholic Cemetery

, Chicago, IL

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