Edgar Tietjen Monk


(Feb. 28, 2010)

Edgar Tietjen Monk, 93, died at McClure Rehab Center in Oakland, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2010.

He was born Feb. 20, 1917, in Cowley to Benjamin Jones Monk and Augusta Tietjen Monk.

Edgar was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Cledyth Argyle Marshall Monk; and a sister, Sarah Ann Herem.

He is survived by a sister, Louise Monk Birch of Idaho Falls, Idaho; brother Benjamin Ronald Monk of Boulder, Colo.; three daughters, F. Maxine Monk Wood and Pamela Monk Railsback, both of Victoria, Texas, and Edith E. Monk Hallberg of Berkeley Calif.; five grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.