Lucille Monson

Monson, Lucille D.

Lucille D. Monson (nee Foss), 94, of Galesville (formerly of Trempealeau) passed away peacefully on Friday, August 23, 2013, at Marinuka Manor. Lucille was born on June 5, 1919, in Trempealeau County to Mina (Solberg) and Lawrence Foss. On September 18, 1937, she was united in marriage to Chester Monson. Chester preceded her in death on September 14, 1987. Lucille was a devoted Brewers fan and enjoyed sewing and knitting. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Lynn Monson of West Bend; two grandchildren, William (Tina) Monson of Wisconsin Rapids; and Jane (Ken) Daw of Allenton; six great-grandchildren, Dakota and Rebecca Monson and Allison, Sydney, Steven and Caroline Daw; one sister, Jean McDonah of Galesville; and treasured nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her only child, Vern Monson and a grandson, Robert Monson, and two sisters, Jane Hunter and Marian Helleland, and her brother, Phillip Foss.

Visitation will be on Thursday, August 29 from 11 a.m. until the time of service at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Trempealeau. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Centerville. A luncheon will immediately follow at the church.

Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Aug. 27, 2013