She grew up in Great Falls, MT and finished high school in Modesto, CA.
Monty worked for 13 years with the Spokane Housing Authority.
She was interested in nursing; enjoyed computers, talking on the phone, and helping with a family disaster.
Monty loved animals and always enjoyed helping people if she could.
She was also an avid 49ers fan.
She is survived by her niece Lana Entsminger, Michael Entsminger; son Thomas J. Ives; special friend Sam Gerimonte; and cousins Colleen Moore, John Moore, Jessie Moore, Lindsey Moore, Becky Moore, Jeannie Ellis, Fred Ellis, and Lila Fayler.
Monty was preceded in death by her parents John and Ethel Chappell, her brother Jack “Bud” Chappell, sisters Mary Chappell, Beatrice Chappell-Fayler, and her nephew Lawrence Fayler.
A service will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 2:00 PM at The Knights of Columbus, 302 E. Boone.
COMMUNITY CREMATION AND FUNERAL, SPOKANE, WA