Ione Montpetit Newton of Universal City, Tex., died Nov. 19, 2018. She was 86.

Ione was born April 29, 1932, in Somerset, Wis. She lived her early life in Farmington and graduated from Osceola High School in 1949. Ione was a strong, loving, and devoted wife and mother.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Goldie Montpetit, her brother David Montpetit, sisters Gloria (Montpetit) Killbride and Diane(Montpetit) Kapuscinski.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Gerald Newton and her children, Cindy Scoggins and her husband, Paul; Dan Newton and his wife, Becky and Debi Hidde and her husband, Dave. Other survivors include four grandchildren: Matthew Scoggins, Jonathan Scoggins, Jared Newton and Lauren Newton, great-granddaughter Lily Ione Scoggins, sister, Phyllis (Montpetit) Boerner, brothers, Robert Montpetit, William Montpetit and Daniel Montpetit.

The family would like to thank the staff at Brookdale Nacogdoches and Brookdale Hospice for their care and support.

A service was held Nov. 26, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests you consider donating to a charity of your choice.

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