Dian Montgomery

Vice President/ Funeral Director

Dian Montgomery


Married Gerry J. Montgomery on March 17, 1997


1975 gold cord graduate of Pueblo Central High School; BSBA degree in accounting from University of Southern Colorado, now Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Community Involvement

  • As a life-member of Assistance League Pueblo in 1998-1999 & 2004-2005 Holiday Fashion Preview Program Chairperson. 2002-2005 Public Relations Chair
  • Currently on the Rosemount Museum Board and the Broadway Theatre League Board
  • Member of Southern Colorado Community Foundation, the Pueblo Charter Lions’ Club of Pueblo, CSU-Pueblo’s President’s Club, Southern Colorado Community Foundation, Business Chairman’s Circle member of Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, PEO-Chapter GO, Pueblo Downtown Association, Pueblo Greater Chamber of Commerce, Historical Society, Bessemer Historical Society, Pueblo German Club, National Funeral Directors Association, Pueblo’s exclusive member in both the Selected Independent Funeral Homes and the International Order of the Golden Rule.
  • Served on the David & Lucile Packard Foundation’s Pueblo Advisory Committee
  • Former board member of Pueblo Symphony Association and secretary from 2001-2002


  • Established the Grief Support Library at Sangre de Cristo Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Provides funding for Pueblo Choral Society, Pueblo Symphony Orchestra, Buell Children’s Museum, Pueblo Municipal Band, Pueblo Zoological Society, Broadway Theatre League, Rosemount Museum and Center Stage.
  • Gerry & Dian have been actively involved with the Vineland United Methodist Food Booth at the Colorado State Fair since 2015. To honor those who serve and protect our country and uphold law and order in our community, Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors provides active military and first responders free meals at the Vineland United Methodist Food Booth.
  • Many other community organizations and events over the years.


  • 1999- International Order of the Golden Rule Exemplary Service Award
  • 2003-04 – Pueblo Charter Lions Club – Lion of the Year
  • 2004- Keep Pueblo Beautiful-Ingrid Ahlberg Good Citizenship Award
  • 2006- Shining Star Award from Pueblo Downtown Association
  • 2006 – Montgomery & Steward was awarded Pueblo Chieftain’s Readers Choice Award
  • 2007-Awarded Pueblo Chieftain’s Critics Choice “Angel of the Year”
  • 2007 – Melvin Jones Fellow Award for dedication humanitarian services
  • In 2008, Excellence in Family Service Award from Order of Golden Rule
  • In 2012, Montgomery & Steward was awarded The National Philanthropic Outstanding Small Business Award
  • In 2016, inducted into the Pueblo Hall of Fame
  • In 2018, The Downtowner Award from the Pueblo Downtown Association