Date of Death: January 13, 2019

Service Details

In accordance with the family’s wishes cremation has taken place and a public service will be held at Hohner Funeral Home of Three Rivers, MI on Friday, January 18, 2019 with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until time of service beginning at 12:00 noon with Reverend Brenda Deily officiating.


Obituary Notice

Rebecca “Becky”  Sue Montcalm, age 70, of Three Rivers, MI passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Rose Arbor of Kalamazoo, MI. She was born on July 25, 1948 to Walter and Miriam (McDonald) Gregory in Three Rivers, MI.

Becky graduated from Three Rivers High School with the class of 1966. She was employed for many years at American Axle & Manufacturing Corp.  She was a member of the Tennessee Walking Horse Association, the Underground Railroad Society of Cass. Co. , and Genealogical Society of Kalamazoo.  She also loved her animals and especially her family, grandchildren, and close friends.

Mrs. Montcalm was preceded in passing by her parents, her husband, Donald Montcalm, and one brother, Norman Gregory.

Memories of Rebecca will be cherished by her children: Matt (Sarah) Montcalm of Three Rivers, MI and Valerie (Lenny) Smith of Paw Paw, MI; grandchildren: Matthew and Brody Montcalm, and Gavyn and Tyler Boyer.

Additional Information

Memorials may be donated to the St. Joseph County Animal Rescue Fund (A.R.F.) or the Underground Railroad Society.  Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

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  1. We just became aware of Becky’s passing and are surprised and saddened. Becky recently donated a book that belonged to her mother to our library at the Bonine House, and she was a wonderful greeter during Christmas at the Bonine House in early December. We were looking forward to spending more time with Becky, we will miss her. Our deepest condolences to her family and friends. Underground Railroad Society of Cass County

  2. Becky and I shared the love of our cats during our many years of friendship. She loved her cats and her beautiful horses. BECKY never had a harsh word for anyone. She was a true friend to many. She was always happy !
    She could make the best liver and onion! She would make it for our lunch sometimes for just the two of us because our families didn’t like it!
    The Girls of 1966 Breakfast Club will miss her very much. She was the glue that held us together! We will honor her memory by stay together. We will miss her.
    Our family is so very sorry for your loss.

  3. Our condolences to the family. Every time I saw her she had that beautiful smile!! She was beautiful inside. She had a big heart for everyone, especially horses and cats. She was a big part of the community and will be missed! RIP dear.

  4. Dear Val, & Matt,& families, As you know we were able to watch your Mom grow up as being close neighbors for many years. She was looked up to by our little girls during those years. She would take her cat & the girls for short rides . They loved it. Always a beautiful smile. Enjoyed our short visits at Harding’s. Sorry to hear of her passing. Our deepest sympathy to all of you, Ralph & Jere Hackenberg

  5. Becky and I known each other for quite a few years. God gave Becky a huge heart that everyone could love. Her big
    brown eyes always had sparkle and always seemed to be filled with love. God gave her a beautiful smile. It would make me smile every time I saw her. Another wonderful thing that God gave to Becky was her wonderful laugh. She was a beautiful person and I will always have wonderful memories. You will be miss. May you RIP, my dear friend.

  6. Becky was a wonderful friend and colleague. We shared many laughs together. She will be greatly missed. I was so proud to call Becky my friend. We were both crazy cat ladies. Loved our kitties.
    To her family I am so sorry for your lost.May God send his peace and comfort.
    R. I. P. Becky my friend.

  7. Becky was a wonderful and giving friend. She and I both had horses and they were pasture mates together. We would often meet at the barn and hang out with our four legged friends , Becky was just glowing when around her horse and her cats. She had the kindest smile and was genuinely concerned about others. This community has lost a wonderful lady , but how lucky we were to have had her as long as we did. Becky …. you will be missed.

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