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By Tristan 

Barbara O'Neill Montgomery


Barbara Montgomery, nee Barbara Ann O'Neill, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Emeritus of Glendale, in Glendale, Ariz.

Born Barbara Mellblom in Havre, Mont., on Jan. 29, 1921, the daughter of Victor and Thora Mellblom, her father was a brakeman on the Great Northern Railway Empire Builder.

Barbara grew up in Havre with her three brothers, Victor (Bud), Howard and Neil and graduated from Northern Montana College in Havre with an associate degree.

In the summer of 1940, Barbara was one of the first women to complete pilot training in the Civil Pilot Training program, a pr...

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