David Russell Monroe, age 93, of Mio died June 18, 2019 at Stonegate Health Campus with his daughter beside him.
David was born March 4, 1926 in Lansing, Michigan to the late William and Gladys Monroe [Griswold]. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during WW2 as a paratrooper and tank crewman. David was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, sailing. He was also a pilot and enjoyed skydiving in his earlier years.
David is survived by his children: Cindy (Mike) Cowell, Shelly (Gary) Tchida, Mary Sanger, 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, several nieces & nephews, and his dog Rosie. He was preceded in death by is parents, and siblings: William “Junior”,Naomi, and Maxine.
Cremation has taken place and no services are currently planned at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville.
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