David F. Monroe, 76, of Trivoli, IL passed away Friday, October 23, 2015 at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, IL. David was born at his grandparent’s home in Hanna City, IL on November 30, 1938 to Eloise (Thrush) and James F. Monroe.
David married Jean Capron at the Farmington Methodist Church on March 13, 1960. They celebrated 55 years of marriage and Jean survives. Also surviving is his brother, James J. (Midge) Monroe of Hortonville, WI; son Kevin (Catherine) Monroe of Ames, IA; daughter Kathy (Jon) Frank of Farmington, IL; grandchildren, Zachary and Brianna Monroe and Nicole and Melissa Zeglen.
David was preceded in death by his parents.
David attended Hanna City Grade School and graduated from Farmington High School in 1956. He graduated from the Caterpillar Tractor Company four year apprentice course and retired a Buyer in the Caterpillar Purchasing Department after 42 years of service in 1998.
David was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to hunt, fish, and woodwork. He was a member of the Trivoli United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 PM Friday, October 30, 2015 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, IL. Services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Trivoli United Methodist Church in Trivoli, IL where a visitation will be one hour prior. Pastor Bob DeBolt will be officiating. Burial will follow at Trivoli Cemetery in Trivoli, IL. Memorials may be made to Trivoli United Methodist Church or OSF Richard L Owens Hospice Home. To view the DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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