LeMoyne "Le" Monk
1925 - 2021
BORN
1925
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Eckersell Funeral Home - Rigby
101 West Main St.
Rigby, ID
LeMoyne Monk 96, of Rigby, Idaho passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Le was born in Orem, Utah on January 12, 1925. He was the son of Glen Monk and Sina Orthielia McClenahan Monk. Le attended school in Orem, Utah. Following high school, he served in the United States Army during World War II as acting tank commander under General George W. Patton. On February 7, 1949 he married Effie Winchester in Menan, Idaho. She preceded him in death on January 12, 1984. On October 20, 1990 he married Erma Gayle Andersen in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Le worked as a mechanic and a carpenter. He was a member of the Carpenter's Union. He raised his family in Idaho Falls and Rexburg, Idaho. He retired to Rigby, Idaho. Le was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was a good neighbor and loved to serve others. He loved working with wood and was a perfectionist in his craft. He could make furniture and toys, and was a professional at finish carpentry. Le is survived by his wife, Erma Gayle Monk of Rigby, Idaho. From his marriage with Effie, he is survived by his daughters; Teresa Wood of Chubbuck, Idaho, and Leslie (Blaine) Frandsen of Syracuse, Utah. His sons; Michael W. (Karen) Monk of Idaho Falls, Idaho, Wynn (Nancy) Monk of Rigby, Idaho and David B. (Colleen) Monk of Syracuse, Utah. Through his marriage to Erma he gained a bonus family. He is survived by Sandra (Robin) Kihm, Terrence (Michele) Frandsen, Marcus (Carol) Frandsen, Danny Frandsen, Martin (Carey) Frandsen, Christine (Cal) Hulse, Adele Goodsell, Blaine (Leslie) Frandsen, Cynthia (Tom) Long, Noreen (Pete) Enbysk, Susan Hansen and Dewayne Korth. He had 20 grandchildren with 47 bonus grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren with 82 bonus great grandchildren, and 10 bonus great-great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held in LeMoyne's honor Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Rigby 9th Ward LDS Chapel (258 West 1st North, Rigby, Idaho 83442). The family will meet with friends on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Eckersell Funeral Home (101 West Main Street, Rigby, Idaho) and again on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Rigby 9th Ward LDS Chapel from 12:00 to 12:45 PM, Interment will follow in the Rigby Pioneer Cemetery. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com.


Published by Rexburg Standard Journal from Jul. 16 to Jul. 17, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
16
Visitation
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Eckersell Funeral Home - Rigby
101 West Main St., Rigby, ID
Jul
17
Visitation
12:00p.m. - 12:45p.m.
Rigby 9 th Ward LDS Chapel
ID
Jul
17
Funeral service
1:00p.m.
Rigby 9 th Ward LDS Chapel
258 West 1 st North, Rigby, ID
Jul
17
Interment
Rigby Pioneer Cemetery
ID
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I am so sorry for your loss, Erma! You both were the sweetest neighbors and I miss you terribly! Much love and prayers for your time of healing.
Mindy Tinker
Neighbor
July 29, 2021
Thank you for your service and love of our country, our community and us. Le was a quick and faithful friend whom we treasured. Love, Valerie & Glenn Blake
Glenn and Valerie Blake Blake
Friend
July 25, 2021
Thank you for your service. Rest in peace with honor.
July 21, 2021
I was so sad to hear of Le's passing. My son and I were just talking about our neighborhood in Rigby on the day that Le died. We talked about what a wonderful neighborhood it was and what good people Le and Erma were. Le and Howard Kinghorn were such good friends to my dad. I'm sure dad was not far away when Le passed through the veil and was so happy to see him. Our love, sympathy and best wishes go out to you, Erma, and to the whole family.
Rich Powell
Neighbor
July 17, 2021
Uncle Le and Aunt Effie were such an important part of my childhood - so many wonderful memories. Sending my love and condolences to my dearly missed extended family.
Dede McConville
Family
July 13, 2021
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Nancy Tonks
Family
July 12, 2021
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