Gale Edward Monet, 59, died Jan. 30, 2006 in Phoenix. He was born Jan. 21, 1947 in Gary, Ind.
Mr. Monet and his family moved to Phoenix in the late 1950s.
He spent most of his life in the Phoenix area. He married in the late 1960s and had two children.
He worked in the early 1970s for the Republic Gazette newspaper. After several years, he decided to relocate with his parents to the small town of Punkin Center, just a few miles outside of Payson.
He is survived by his son, Shane and wife Brenda and their children, Lexie, Samantha, Nick and Makinze; daughter, Cheryl and husband Tom and their sons, Justin and Jordan; his mother, Marjorie; two sisters, Joyce and Linda; and one brother, Keith.
A memorial service was held Friday, Feb. 10.
Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.