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Monte J. Brough

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Monte J. Brough Obituary
1939 ~ 2011
KAYSVILLE, UT-Monte J. Brough, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. Monte was born June 11, 1939 in Randolph, Utah to Richard Muir and Gwendolyn Kearl Brough. Monte married his eternal companion, Lanette Barker, on August 30, 1962 in the Idaho Falls Temple. Monte's life was one of willing, faithful, and dedicated service. His genuine kindness and his entertaining sense of humor endeared him to all who knew him. His family was his pride and joy, and he found great happiness spending time with and supporting them. He loved hunting with his sons and traveling with his daughters.
Monte served as a missionary in the British Isles from 1959 to 1961. Upon his return, he earned a degree in mathematics and later a Masters Degree and Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Utah. He worked with computers and in management and eventually founded his own computer services company. He was the founding president of the United Way of Davis County.
Monte served in many Church leadership positions. From 1978 to 1981, he presided over the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission and had great love and gratitude for each of his missionaries. Monte was called to serve as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy in 1988. He served in the Presidency of that quorum from 1993-1998. He was the executive director of the Family History Department. During part of his time as general authority, he served as president of the Asia Area and North America Southeast Area. He was named General Authority Emeritus October 2007. He willingly dedicated his life to sharing the gospel and testifying of the Savior, Jesus Christ.
Monte is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lanette; seven children: Joseph (Emily) Brough, Dalene (Sid) Magill, Lanelle (Troy) Butterfield, Chris (Jessica) Brough, Mona (Chris) Andrus, Brian (Tora) Brough, Kami (Ty) Kilgore, 23 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, siblings: Kae Weston, Dick (Lola) Brough, Max (Rosanna) Brough, and Val (Virginia) Hanney. He is preceded in death by his parents, step-father, Lawrence Hanney, and brother-in-law, Ivan Weston.
Funeral services will be held Monday, September 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Kaysville Utah West Stake Center, 270 W. Burton Lane, Kaysville, Utah. Friends may visit family on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road and Monday from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at the church. Interment, Kaysville City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the General Missionary Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Condolences may be shared at: www.lindquistmortuary.com

Published in Deseret News from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2011
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