Monte Harvey Aman, 85
It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of our Father-Grandpa-Great Grandpa, Monte Harvey Aman, of Marshalltown, Iowa, on October 16th, 2021, at the age of 85 years.
Monte was born in Valley City, ND on September 4th, 1936. He moved to Marshalltown in 1953. He served three years in the Regular United States Army from September 11, 1953, to August 16, 1956, and was Honorably Discharged on August 31st, 1961. His awards include the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a Korean War Era veteran. He also served in the Army National Guard in Marshalltown. On October 26, 1957, Monte and Jean Snider were united in marriage and to this union three daughters: Robin, Christy and Teresa and two sons: Rusty and Joshua were born.
He will be lovingly remembered by his significant other of 27 years, Shane Ann (McKenzie) Spafford; children: Robin (Tim) Bradbury, Christine Hopwood, Rusty (Amy) Aman, Teresa (Raymond) Cardwell and Joshua (Kristi) Aman; brother, Gerald Aman Sr. and two sisters: ElDora (Kenneth) Perry and JoAnne (William) Bissell; as well as 19 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents Harvey Harrison Aman and Olive Adaline (Wolski) Aman, brother Jon Herman, sister LaDonna Louise and two grandchildren: Kathryn Lee and Joanna Marie Hopwood.
After his military service, Monte drove semi over the road, and worked at Kiowa and JBS Swift. But, he was a cowboy at heart; whether being a rodeo clown on his trick horse, pulling buggies, showing horses in 4H with his children, trail riding, horse camping, buying, selling or trading horses. He also loved his dogs, especially his last one, Ricky. He enjoyed serving as a Chaplain for Civil War Reenactments and his gun collection. Later in life, he traded in his leather chaps and trail rides for biker leather and the open road on a Can Am 3-wheel motorcycle!
Mitchell Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Monte and his family. Cremation rites have been accorded and private services will take place for the family at this time. Friends and family are invited to a memorial service to be announced at a later date. For questions or to leave a condolence, please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234.
The family wishes to send a special thank you to the staff at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center in Grinnell, Iowa, for their care and compassion.