Marilyn B. Monken (nee Ellis)

Died: Monday, June 13, 2011

Age: 70

Marilyn B. Monken (nee Ellis), 70, died June 13 at St. Anthony’s Medical Center.

Born in St. Louis, Mrs. Monken resided in Oakville.

She was an accomplished artist and a member of the St. Louis Artist Guild. Her paintings have won first place at the Garrett Gallery and an Award of Merit at Lafayette Park’s Art on the Fence.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, James L. Monken; son and daughter-in-law, James M. and Atina Monken and one granddaughter. Mrs. Monken was preceded in death by her parents, Leabert and Opal Ellis.

Services were at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. Visitation was at Kutis South County Chapel. Burial was in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.