BELOIT, Ohio – Bernard “Bud” Monter, 77, of Beloit passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Auburn Hills Rehabilitation Center.
Bud was born in Alliance on August 20, 1940 the son of the late John P. and Margaret (Haidet) Monter.
He was a 1958 graduate of Central Catholic High School and worked as a dairy farmer a milk tester for 18 years and a fork lift operator and lead man at the Menasha Corporation in Minnesota.
He was a former member of the Washington Ruritan Club and a current member of the Damascus Ruritan Club and he served as a volunteer fireman in Washington Township.
Mr. Monter also attended the Tri-County Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Janice (Miller) Monter whom he married on June 18, 2005; his children, Lynette (Mark) Kayser of Minnesota, Chris Monter of Minnesota, Rick (Julie) Court of North Carolina and Melanie (Roger) Merrick of Alliance; sisters, Jean (Ed) Harper, Pat (Al) Retone and Sandi (Mick) Smith and brothers, James, Jerry (Marcy), Jack, Ed (Judy), Dave and Denny (Belinda) Monter. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Kelly and Kevin; five stepgrandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Doris Bishop and Midge Schott.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with Terry Kirsch officiating.
A time of visitation will be held the hour prior to the service at the funeral home from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home (330) 938-2526.
A television tribute will air Friday, March 2 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.