Donald Leroy Monroe

Donald Leroy Monroe

Birth
Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas, USA
Death 5 Jul 2010 (aged 90)
Burial Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Plot Chapel Mausoleum - Sanctuary of Faith
Memorial ID 183644616 · View Source
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Veteran - World War II

Marriage: Ouida Scamardo
Marriage: Patricia Zink Storm
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Donald Leroy Monroe
Corpus Christi, TX

Donald Leroy Monroe, age 90, passed away on July 5, 2010. He was born in Neodesha, Kansas on June 21, 1920. Don served his country in World War II, Second Marine Division, Combat Veteran, Pacific Theater, including Tarawa and Guadacanal. He was retired from Corpus Christi Army Depot.

He is predeceased by his parents, a sister and a grandson.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Patricia 'Patty' Zink Monroe, four children, Combs of Corpus Christi, Texas, Monroe of Edisto Beach, South Carolina, Monroe of Cedar Park, Texas, Monroe of San Antonio, Texas and two stepchildren, Veale of Houston, Texas and Zink of Austin. Don is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

A special thanks to his devoted caregiver Elvira. Family and Friends are invited to a Memorial Service at the Seaside Reid Chapel on Friday, July 9, 2010. Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Don's honor may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.

Corpus Christi Caller-Times dated July 07, 2010

Names of potentially living children have been removed and can be found in the original obituary.


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  • Created by: pz
  • Added: 22 Sep 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 183644616
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Leroy Monroe (21 Jun 1920–5 Jul 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 183644616, citing Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by pz (contributor 48524515) .