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“To the Monty wife and I would like to extend our sincere condolences over the loss of George. He has gone full circle, and now belongs to...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: William (Bill) Buerklin - IA

“I am missing George more each day. I have known George 47 yearsgoing back to little league. He was abig guy then with a big personnaWe spent many...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Rich Schricker - East Moline, IL

“I send my deepest sympathy to my Monty cousins. God bless you and know that through God all things are possible. I pray that George is in Heaven with...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Anita M. Kobuszewski - CA

“I was in grade school when he was in high school.He and my brother Rod were the best of friends.He would hang out in the basement listening to music...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Doug Kuehl - Davenport, IA

“George was a friend and. George was a friend and I will never forget his gentle nature. We will miss him at the Hawk eye games where he always...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Susan Rucker - Davenport, IA

“George was more than just a close friend. we battled the hardwood for WHS championship basketball team in 1971. he was our leader in many ways, often...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Doug Rowley - Davenport, IA

“boy,,where do I start,,,there are so many memories of George that it is hard to pick a particular one out,,,I guess all I can say is there was never...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Clayton Maxfield - LeClaire, IA

“I only knew George for a year of his life but have never forgotten. I was a senior at West H.S., statistician for the basketball team, and he was a...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Craig Foster

“George & I would play name that tune...We were a great team. Sometimes he and his friends would come and sit on my picnic table & I would come out...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Wendy Burmeister - Davenport, IA

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of a family member. George was a lifelong friend and like a brother. He will always be in my heart and my memories....Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: JEFF KUEHL - TRENTON, FL - friend

“Dave, it has been a long time, pal. I'm thinking of you and your family. God Bless all. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Bill Grogan

“I'm very to hear of George passing away. He was a great friend of mine during our track days in school. My condolences to the Monty family for your...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Grant Baker - Simi Valley, CA

“To the Monty Family, Words can't describe the sadness I felt when my Uncle Doug notified me of George's passing. I'll never forget meeting George...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Scott Forsberg - Davenport, IA

“So many memories of good times with my friend. We spent thousands of hours engaged in conversations; some silly, some serious. He could talk about...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Bob Buttgen - Ligonier, IN

“Our prayers and thoughts are with the family. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Phil and Sue Hund - Phoenix, AZ

“Rest in Peace my friend, see you in the next neighborhood. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Reggie - Davenport, IA

“George, I hear the train a coming and I"ll grow a brandywine in the spring just for you. rest in peace my friend. ...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: rick ostdiek

“Rest in peace my friend. Loved our visits at the 71 and 72 reunions. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Tom Whitehouse - Davenport, IA

“My sympathies on the loss of George. He was a good man and a stellar member of our class. We celebrated our 40th reunion Aug. 2011 and George came....Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Kelty - Davenport, IA

“a great friend that will be truly missed ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: don manley - davenport, IA

“Godspeed my friend. I miss you already. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Rod Kuehl - Friend

“ Our family would like to extend our deepest sympathy to George's family. We were neighbors on Lincoln St. years ago. The Walters, Ron...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Ron & Carolyn Walters - Davenport, IA

George C. Monty, 59, of Davenport passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 at the home of his good friend, Mark Patterson in Birmingham, Iowa. Mark was providing hospice care for George, who was at the end of a struggle with cancer. The rite of cremation was accorded George by Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, Iowa. A private family service was held and burial was in Davenport Memorial Park. A memorial service for George's friends and family is being planned for a later date.
George Charles Monty was born October 2, 1953 in Salina, Kansas a son of George D. and Marie (Karber) Monty. The Monty family moved to Davenport in 1962 when Mr. Monty took a position as a professor in the Education Department at St. Ambrose College. George loved sports and played Little League and Pony League baseball at the Northwest Park in Davenport. George was a 1971 graduate of Davenport West High, where he was a starting forward on the Falcons state championship basketball team. He was a 1989 graduate of St. Ambrose University receiving a degree in mass communications. He had always been an avid Hawkeye fan.
He faced a lot of challenges in life, but he was a great story teller, had a great sense of humor and a big heart. He will be truly missed by all who loved him.
Memorials may be made to Homeless Shelters in Davenport or the Handicapped Development Center at (to use credit card).
Survivors include his mother, Marie, Davenport; his brother, Mark (Terry) Monty, Hamilton, NY; nephew, Jeff (Janene) Monty; his sister, Diane Monty, Davenport, nephews and niece, Dan (Amy) Quartell, Sara Quartell, and Steven (Melissa) Quartell; his brother, Dave (Kimber) Monty, Davenport, nieces, Alyson (Ryan) Haglund, and Alexys Monty, and two great nephews and three great nieces; aunt Joan Monty (Don) Weis, Westminister, CO, aunt Regina Karber Kobuszewski, Hanover, KS, many cousins and many wonderful friends.
George was preceded in death by his father.