Jack (John Alfred) Montrose

August 5, 1942 - September 23, 2023

Jack left this earth on Sept. 23, 2023 to be with those who had gone before him.
Jack was born in San Francisco, CA. on August 5, 1942 to Joseph “Chip” Montrose and Marjorie Patricia “Pat” Primm.
At an early age the family moved back to Lovelock, NV where Chip was born and raised and a lot of family still live.
While Jack was in grade school the family moved to Fallon where he lived until graduation from Churchill County High School with the class of 1960.
After graduation he was drafted into the Army and served his country in Viet Nam. He was very proud of his service.
After the Army, he made his home in Carson City where he worked for the Nevada Department of Transportation. He earned his Professional Engineer’s Certificate and continued advancing his career until his retirement in 1995. After retirement he returned to Fallon to make his home. Jack was a proud 4th generation Nevadan.
Jack was preceded in death his parents, his brother Jim, and nephew Joey. He was also predeceased by his wife Sharon, in 2017, whom he missed tremendously until his last breath. Together they shared many beautiful memories in the Nevada Desert, trips to other states, and also to Germany.
Jack is survived by his son Jeff and wife Marianne Montrose and their three children Jonas, Sophia, and Johannes of Eichstatt, Germany, and his son Michael Montrose of Comer, GA.
Jack was very proud of his boys. Also surviving are his sisters Kathy Montrose Lee of Dayton, NV and Karen Montrose of Fallon, Nieces Shawnie Montrose Komulaine, Tammi Norcutt Lauridsen, Margi Felices and nephews Darrel Norcutt and Lancer Brown. Numerous cousins including Hugh Montrose of Lovelock, Miki McCarthy Dingee of Lovelock, Joyce McClelland of North Carolina, Kathleen Solomon of Graeagle, CA, and Mike Montrose of Arizona.
He is also survived by his first wife and mother of his children Janice Lane Montrose Eakin.
To honor Jack, we invite family, friends, and neighbors to the Smith Family Funeral Home on March 2nd at 1 pm to share memories. Light food and drink will follow.