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Monty W. Monnington

Death Announcement – Monty “Butch” Monnington

Monty Wayne Monnington, 69, was born December 21, 1946, Belflower, California, to Jack A. Monnington and Sarah Courtney Higdon.   He departed this life unexpectedly Monday, December 30, 2019, at the Wesley Medical Center of Wichita.

Butch retired from Russell Stover as machine operator.  He graduated from Herington High School with the class of 1965.  His favorite sports teams were Kansas City Chiefs and KU Jayhawks.

Survived by three children, Shelby Monnington (Scott Davis), and Trampus Monnington of Herington, Spencer Monnington of Junction City; two sisters,  Margo Ditto of Herington, Marsha Houlton (Michael) of Abilene; two brothers, Mark Monnington (Joy) of Kansas City, Kansas, Mike Monnington (Jami) of Herington; five grandchildren, Makay and Jameson Davis, Kobe, Lainey, and Avery Monnington. 

A Celebration of Life reception will be Saturday, January 18, 2020, 3:00-6:00pm, at The Spot in Herington.  Friends are encouraged to wear their Kansas City Chiefs and KU Jayhawks gear. It will be a time of reflection and sharing of memories.

Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home-Herington Chapel assisted with funeral arrangements.

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Rock Chalk, Butch! Always had a blast bowling on the Friday Night Mixed League with you back in the day! RIP!

Jacqueline Mueller Jan 10 2020 12:00 AM