March 13, 1985 – March 5, 2014
Michael Joseph Montegna, age 28 of Centerville, Iowa passed away Wednesday, March 05, 2014.
He was born on March 13, 1985 in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Joseph Montegna and Rebecca Novotny. Michael was raised in Centerville and graduated from Centerville High School. He was united in marriage to Emily Marie Ford on October 15, 2010 at the Faith United Methodist Church in Centerville. To this union of marriage a son was born, Masen James Montegna.
Following high school, Michael was briefly employed at Curwood Manufacturing in Centerville. In March of 2009 he began working for Shivvers Manufacturing in Corydon, Iowa. Michael was employed as a welder with Shivvers until December of 2013 when he began employment with Vermeer in Pella, Iowa. Michael became a certified welder with Vermeer.
Michael led a very active lifestyle outside of work. He enjoyed four wheeling, riding dirt bikes and drag racing with his beloved mustang. He cherished the time he was able to spend with his family, including time spent fishing with his wife Emily and son Masen. Additionally, Michael and Emily enjoyed going to auctions together.
He is survived by his wife, Emily Montegna of Centerville, Iowa; children, Masen James Montegna and Shawn Paul Michaels; father, Joseph Montegna of Centerville; mother, Rebecca (Novotny) Montegna of Centerville; grandfather, Myles Novotny of Centerville; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Michael was preceded in death by his grandparents, Sam and Barb Montegna and Dolores Novotny; and his beloved cat, Sam “Scuba Steve.”
A visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the family of Michael Joseph Montegna and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa 52544. Condolences may be shared online at www.langefh.com.Information provided by: Lange Funeral Home 1900 South 18th Street Centerville, IA 52544 www.langefh.com