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Richard "Dick" Earl Monson

June 6, 1939 ~ June 17, 2017

Richard Earl Monson passed away on the afternoon of June 17, 2017 surrounded by beloved family. He was born on June 6, 1939 in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, to Carl and Matilda Monson. He has three sisters, Beverly, Venus, and Mary Lou, and two brothers, Calvin and Floyd. He married Carla Elzinga. They later divorced. On May, 27, 1978 he married JoAnn Pritchard. Richard worked for the IRS as a computer programmer for 36 years. Richard greatly enjoyed all outdoor activities. During the summer he loved to camp, fish, boat, water ski, ride his motorcycle, and work in the garden. During the winter he loved to snowmobile. Richard also enjoyed cars. He loved to tinker in the garage and frequently visit classic car shows. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn, of 39 years; five children: Jerrie (Kelly), Steven (DeAnne), Bruce (Kris), Curtis (Violet), Eric, and Alan (Lindsey); 32 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Floyd Lamoine Monson; one sister, Beverly Anona Monson. The family would like to thank Encompass Hospice for their loving care of Dick during this time. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice in Richard's name. Interment - Preston Cemetery, Preston, ID.


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Sorry for your loss. Many happy childhood memories of riding in the camper, tubing and boating because of this man sharing his time and love of the outdoors with our family. It was a wonderful time for us children.

Wendy Ridenhour

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Jerrie, prayers for you and your family during this time.

Phyllis Johnson

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So sorry Jerrie. I'll keep you in my prayers.

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