Curtis Ammondson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully on January 5, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.
He will be remembered for his kindness, honesty, good humor, wit, generosity, intelligence, compassion, and a legacy of community service.
Curtis was born in Fairfield, Montana and came to Great Falls after marrying his high school sweetheart Betty in 1951. He began his career as a controller and office manager for several large corporations, and was later staff accountant with Lanouette & Hamilton CPAs, becoming a partner in Lanouette, Hamilton and Ammondson in 1967. That firm merged with Misfelt & Garnett in 1980 to become Hamilton, Misfelt, and Co.
He was the first Mayor of Great Falls under the commission-manager form of Government. He was very active in the community and held numerous offices for professional and service groups.
Curtis is survived by his devoted wife of 69 years, Betty; loving children, Deb, Pam and Rhonda; grandchildren, Todd, Ross and Peter; brothers, Lester and Ralph Ammondson; as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family welcomes all friends and family to join them for the funeral service and reception at Faith Lutheran Church at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020.
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