Mike Monson, 65, of Altoona, Iowa, passed away at his home on Monday, June 18, 2012.
He was born Nov. 23, 1946 in Ventura, Iowa.
A memorial service was held on Friday, June 22, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, Des Moines, Iowa.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Mike is survived by his wife, Karen; sons, Chad (Jill) Monson, Tom (Stacy) Monson, Zach (Tiffany) Phillips and Tanner (Amanda) Phillips; grandchildren, Jack, Will, Libby, Emmy, Mac, Makenna, Carter and Kayden; brother, Alan (Donna) Monson; sisters, Bonnie Holmgaard, Rita Lee, Shirley (Jim) Knapp and Gloria (Mike) Kline; sisters-in-law, Jan, Pat and Marcia; many nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Evelyn Monson; his first wife, Sandy; and his brothers, Gene (Joanne), Arlen, Dean and Mark.