AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
George Ellsworth Monson, of Mora, died on Monday, April 17 2017 at St. Clare Living Community in Mora. He was 90 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held 11:00 am on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Tim Renstrom officiating.
VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday at the church.
INTERMENT will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.
George E. Monson, of Mora, MN, passed away on April 17, 2017 at St. Clare Living Community in Mora. He was 90 years old.
George was born on October 8, 1926 in Whited Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota to John and Christine (Hinderer) Monson. He attended grade school in Quamba and high school in Mora graduating in 1944. He lived on the family farm until 1950 when he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in Korea. After his honorable discharge from the Army in 1952 he attended Dunwoody Institute to become an auto mechanic. When his father died in 1956 he came home to the family farm. He and his brother worked together and operated a Dairy farm until they sold it in 1993; and George retired. He moved to the Dala House in Mora where he lived for many years. He had taken up square dancing and loved it along with playing cards with his friends. He also liked to read, listen to music and do crossword puzzles.
He was active in his church, Emmanuel Lutheran of Brook Park, serving on the council for many years. After he moved to Mora he attended Zion Lutheran Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Christine Monson; his sister Mabel Monson.
He is survived by his brother Robert and his wife Edna Monson of Braham; other relatives and friends.