Edward J. Monson

Edward J. Monson, age 88 of rural Sturgeon Lake, Minn., died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1998 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, Minn.

He was born in Chicago, Ill. on March 27, 1910, and moved to rural Oconti, Wis. in 1919. After farming in Wisconsin and the Albert Lea, Minn. area, he moved to the Moose Lake, Minn. area in 1961.

Edward retired from the Moose Lake Co-op in 1975. He enjoyed gardening, reading, rug making, and his pets. He attended the United Methodist Church of Moose Lake.

Edward was preceded in death by wife Beulah; only son, John; and only brother, Carl.

He is survived by his daughter, Judith Barnes and husband, Bruce, of Baldwin, Wis.; daughter, Elizabeth Monson and husband, Stanley Pettit, of Cokato; grandsons, Bill and Danny Barnes; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Moose Lake.

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