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Dale G. Monroe, 88

December 27, 2015
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Dale Gene Monroe, a longtime resident of the Estes Park area passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2015 in his home at Good Samaritan of Loveland at the age of 88.

Dale was born November 20, 1927 in Elberon, Iowa to Clifton and Evelyn Monroe. After graduating from high school. Dale worked on the family farm. Several years later, he married Marilyn Comer and they had two sons and a daughter. During that time period, Dale opened a diner in Dysart. After his separation with Marilyn, Dale moved to Denver, Colorado where he got a job as a sheet metal fabricator for a heating company. He was blessed to have meet Ann Klarich and they were married on April 20, 1964. They had one son.

Dale ending up owning and operating a locksmith business in Denver then in Boulder, finally moving to Estes Park where they spent most of the next 30 years. They traveled to Tucson, Arizona for the winters before returning to Colorado and living in Loveland. During his lifetime, Dale enjoyed fishing, landscaping and cooking. Many times he would sing while he was cooking.

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His is survived by his sons: Ron Monroe of Estes Park, CO; Larry Stamm (Patty) of Omaha, Nebraska; Terry Stamm (Kathy) of Kansas City, Kansas; daughter Cindy (Dave) Olson of Tekemah, Nebraska; a brother; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents Clifton and Evelyn; wife, Ann; and a stepmother.



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