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Monte J. SanbornOctober 18, 1943 ~ June 10, 2017 (age 73)
Monte’s earthly journey ended at the age of 73, June 10, 2017 at home per his request. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. He is free from pain and suffering. Monte was born Oct 18, 1943 to Monte and Marjorie Sanborn in Chicago, Illinois. After graduation he joined the army.
God was first and foremost in his life. His family was very close and important to him. Many memories were vacations, camping trips, shooting lessons, and mountain climbing to find the best fishing holes. Monte never forgot a birthday and would send cards with encouragement for living. He loved to debate on anything. His last place of employment was the fire center in Boise.
He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Kate; son Philip & Dianne of Fair Oaks, CA; daughters Debbie & Mike Greaf of Redding, CA, Donna Baker of Caldwell, ID, Allinson Jeffries of Bixby, OK, Karen of Boise, ID. He had 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; 1 brother & 5 sisters all of Chicago, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister, 2 sons, and 1 stepson.
Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Don Bertelsen officiating.