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Elwood Monson

Elwood Monson, 80 of Webster died Monday March 18, 2013 at Strand Kjorsvig care center in Roslyn. His funeral will be at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Webster, Rev. Daniel Ostercamp officiating. Burial will be at St. Otto’s Cemetery,Webster. Visitation will be at Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster on Friday 5-7 P.M. and on Saturday at the church prior to services. Fiksdalfuneral.com. Elwood Odean Monson was born on Sunday, September 4, 1932 to Peter and Inga (Kleven) Monson Roslyn South Dakota. He was baptized and confirmed at Fron Lutheran Church. He attended country school near his home and after the death of his father he, along with his brother farmed the family farm. He worked for Vevang Construction and then began working for Pete Monzel Company as a truck driver. On September 20, 1972 he was united in marriage to Shirley Horst Dolney at Watertown, South Dakota. After their marriage the couple made their home in Webster where Elwood continued working for Pete Monzel. In 1979 they purchased Bob’s Bar which they renamed the Frontier and operated the business as a supper club. Shirley passed away in 1997. After her death he sold the business to their son and Elwood worked their part-time until 2009. He entered Strand-Kjorsvig Community Rest Home in November 2012. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Webster. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, woodworking, yard work, driving around town and having coffee with many of his friends. Elwood passed away on Monday, March 18, 2013 at Roslyn, South Dakota at the age of 80 years, 6 months and 14 days. Survivors include two sons, Steve Dolney of Webster and Doug (Michele) Monson of Sioux Falls, SD; two brothers, Percival Monson of Webster, SD and Roger (Sharon) Monson of Albuquerque, NM; one sister, Orlean Lardy of Milbank, SD; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

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Sorry to hear of Elwood's death. Will miss seeing him around Webster and at the cafe when I am in Webster.

Carole Huwe Bruinsma Apr 18 2013 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for you loss.I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Kim Stamper Mar 25 2013 12:00 AM

Michele and Doug, I am very sorry for your loss. My thougts and prayers are with you and your families at this time.

Camille Hinrickson Mar 25 2013 12:00 AM

We just heard about Elwood's death yesterday and could not make it to Webster for the service as we would like to have done. Steve and Doug, our thoughts and prayers are with you. You have lost a very loving father. Dick and Shirley

Dick and Shirley Halvorson Mar 23 2013 12:00 AM

Doug and Steve- These are sad days, but may fond memories of your dad sustain you. He lived a long, full life! Take care. Thinking of you in Seattle, Megan Horst

Megan Horst Mar 22 2013 12:00 AM

I am saddened to hear the news of Elwood's passing. Please accept sympathies from my family to yours and find strength in each other and humor in sharing your memories. Jocelyn Horst Milwaukee, WI neice

Jocelyn Horst Mar 22 2013 12:00 AM

Steve & Doug, we are so sorry for your loss, he will be missed by everyone.

Corinne Rumpca Mar 21 2013 12:00 AM

my condolences to you and your family. he will b missed. i enjoyed visiting with him and listening 2 his stories. he and your mom are watching over you from above. b strong and cherish the memories.

larry schoenbeck Mar 20 2013 12:00 AM

My sincerest condolances to the family. IU know he will be missed. I remember him well from our days in grammer school

Norm Sparby Mar 20 2013 12:00 AM

Doug and family, i just heard of your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm very sorry for your loss.

Dawn Geerdes Mar 20 2013 12:00 AM

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