Michael David Monk, age 70, of Sweet Horne, Oregon, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at the Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital in Lebanon, Oregon. He was born on Dec. 18, 1950, to the late David Alfred Monk and Norma Jean (Wolett) Monk. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Karen (Leach) Monk.

He is survived by his sisters: Carol Jean Wright, Linda Glass and Dotty Swords; along with four nieces and five nephews.

Michael was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Vietnam. He was also a former employee of Austin Powder.

Funeral services will be held at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m., with Pastor Jason Mathews officiating. Burial will follow at Franklin Valley Cemetery, with military honors provided by Jackson Chapter 45 of the Disabled American Veterans. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. up to the time of the service at 1 p.m.

Funeral arrangements are by the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com.