Kevin B. Monken, age 51, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, November 13 at Cedar Ridge Healthcare Center in Lebanon. Funeral services for 51 year old Kevin B. Monken will be Monday, November 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Summerfield Cemetery in Summerfield. Friends may call Monday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Cedar Ridge Nursing Home.
He was born May 08, 1963, in Breese, IL, the son of Darwin C. “Darts” and Janet H. (nee Mete) Monken.
Kevin was born in Breese, IL and grew up in Lebanon. He was a graduate of Belleville East High School. Kevin was born with Down Syndrome and participated in the Special Olympics. He liked bowling and Professional Wrestling. He greeted everyone with “Hey Buddy”.
Mother – Janet H. Monken nee Mete, O Fallon, IL
Brother – Keith D. (Linda) Monken, Fairview Heights, IL
Nephew – Chris M. (Katie) Freeland, Cahokia, IL
Niece – Nikki R. Freeland, O’Fallon, IL
Nephew – Timothy J. Freeland, Denver, CO
Great Niece – Ella Freeland
Great Nephew – Kolten Freeland
Great Nephew – Caiden Freeland
Great Nephew – Keegan Freeland
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Darwin C. “Darts” Monken died 6/10/2013
Brother – Kurt R. Monken died 6/20/1993