Michael Monson


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Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 5:20 pm
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Michael V. Monson, 30, of Rock Island, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Visitation is 11 a.m. until service time Saturday. Memorials may be given to the family.
Michael was born April 28, 1982, in Moline, the son of Gerald and Debbi Berry Monson. He married Tiffany L. Horton in 2003.
He was a pool builder for Pleasure Pools and Spas, Davenport, and previously at Gannon Pools and Spas, Rock Island.
He enjoyed cars and animals, especially his dog. He was a wonderful son, father and brother. Michael loved his children more than anything else and always told his mother he loved her.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Debbi and David Hajny, East Moline; father, Gerald Monson, Olin, Iowa; children, Taylor Monson, Moline, and Cody and Nora Monson, Colona; brother, Matthew Monson, Ohio; sister, Leesa Monson (Shane Tomsha), Rock Island; stepsister, Jolee Hajny, Port Byron; stepbrother, Jason Hajny, Kalona, Iowa; grandparents, Mike and Joyce Berry, Rock Island; his girl friend, Jessica Alongi, and her children, Jonathan, Gabrial and Jenna, Rock Island; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be left at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 




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