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Cecil Otis Monroe
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1900
Faulk County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1965
South Dakota, USA

Services for Cecil O.Monroe, 64, former Aberdeen school teacher who died Friday afternoon, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the First Methodist Church with Dr. J. Harley Thompson officiating.
Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call at the Gates Funeral Home Sunday afternoon and Monday morning.
Mr. Monroe was born in Faulk County on Aug. 21, 1900 and grew to young manhood at Hitchcock. He graduated from Dakota Wesleyan Academy and Dakota Wesleyan University. He married Grace Sherwood at Doland and they established their home in Aberdeen. He was a member of the Aberdeen school system until 1956 when they moved to Sioux Falls.
He was a member of the Sioux Falls Methodist Church, Rotary Club, the Beadle Club, and for many years was the executive secretary of the S. D. High School Speech Assn. He received his master's degree from Northern State College.
Survivors include his widow; five sons, Sherwood, of Chaffee, N. D., Cecil R. of Aberdeen, Dr. Robert B., of Seattle, Wash.; the Rev. David, pastor of the Methodist Church at Palo Pinto, Texas, and Donald of Sigurney, Texas; two daugters, Jane, of Hunter College, N.Y., and Julia, of Omaha, Neb.; and one sister, Mrs. Lucretia Brandsted, Amenia, N.D.

Aberdeen Daily News: Feb. 14, 1965
Family links: 
  Ernest Eugene Monroe (1872 - 1949)
  Edna Maud Hain Monroe (1871 - 1959)
  Grace Laverne Sherwood Monroe (1903 - 1994)*
  Sherwood E Monroe (1926 - 2002)*
  Cecil Richard Monroe (1929 - 2000)*
  Robert Bruce Monroe (1931 - 2008)*
  Mary Lucretia Monroe Brandsted (1896 - 1982)*
  Cecil Otis Monroe (1900 - 1965)
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Brown County
South Dakota, USA
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Record added: Aug 15, 2012
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