Monte G. Thomas of Milton-Freewater, Oregon passed away on August 21, 2019 at the age of 78.
Monte was born July 16, 1941 in Walla Walla, Washington to Ralph “Zeke” Thomas and Virginia (Tarwater) Thomas. Raised in a ranching family, Monte was a member of 4-H and FFA. He graduated from Wa-Hi and attended Cal-Poly in San Luis Obispo.
After college, Monte returned