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DAVID L. MONLUX
November 15, 1942 ~ February 16, 2013
Dave Monlux, 70, was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away Feb. 16, 2013 in the arms of his loving wife after a battle with cancer. He was born in Salem, OR to William and Helen Monlux on Nov. 15, 1942 and graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1960.
Dave served in the Air National Guard.
He married Eva in May 1998. They had a wonderful life together, sharing in grandchildren's activities, attending concerts, plays and traveling, including many trips to Disneyland (which was Dave's escape from reality for a few days) as well as just enjoying their life together.
His family was very special to Dave and
he always enjoyed spending time with them.
His early career was as a small electronics salesman. He owned Dave Monlux Landscape Service for many years and took great pride in his work. He was also a grateful member of AA.
Dave is survived by his wife, Eva: children, Bret, Kara and Ryan (Jeana) Monlux; step-daughter, Kay Horvath (John); sister, Carol Radich: brother, Chris Monlux: grandchildren, Natasha Turpen, Kylee Wegner, Hailey Monlux, Jordan, Gage, Carter, and soon to be born, Mason Monlux, Kendra and Katrina Horvath.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his twin brother, James.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Please contact the family for details.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on Feb. 24, 2013