George Edward Monroe, 68, of Gaylord, MI, formerly of Indian Lake, Ohio, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019, peacefully at home.
George was born on October 13, 1951, in Miles City, MT, a son of the late Harold E. and Julia (Kron) Monroe.
George was a lifelong musician who loved to play the left-handed bass guitar for numerous local bands. He loved his family and friends.
He was preceded by eight siblings, Edith E. Monroe, Russell Monroe, Erma Jean Auske, Bonnie Alspaugh, Linda Early, Betty Jo Monroe, Judy B. Monroe, and Sunshine Cummins; and step-son Robert Charles.
George is survived by his wife, Kathy Monroe, and stepsons, Shawn Kayner, and Gary Kayner; sons, Waylon B. (Angela) Monroe of Lakeview, Ohio, George R. Monroe of Russells Point, Ohio; daughters, Jules Monroe of Austin, TX, Amby J Morrison of Lakeview, Ohio, and Maggie Monroe of Versailles, Ohio; grandchildren, Jake Hoel, Emily Hoel, Maximus Gallaty, Amber Monroe, Pvt. Monroe J.T., Paige Monroe, Hadon Monroe, Bradon Monroe, Isaiah Judd, Brandon Palaisa, Colleen Palasia, Danielle Palaisa, and Brenna Monroe; and step-grandchildren, Ava Kayner and Phoebe Kayner; many nieces and nephews; and sister, Bobbie Monroe of Bellefontaine, Ohio.
The family wishes to remember George privately. There will be a Celebration of life at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.