MONTE LYLE ASKEGARD

MONTE LYLE ASKEGARD

Monte Lyle Askegard was born July 4, 1966 in Tacoma, WA to Delmont and June Askegard. Monte grew up with his older sister Lynne Castor and younger brother Jeremy Askegard. Monte graduated with the class of 1984 from Federal Way High School.

After graduating, Monte worked in the local construction industry for several years. Monte soon developed a passion for flying and decided to become a pilot. Monte quickly earned his private pilot’s license and started on a new career in aviation. While still working in construction Monte moonlighted as a pilot instructor and then started flying for a skydiving company in Arlington, WA.

After deciding to make flying a full time career, Monte piloted sightseeing airplanes over the Grand Canyon. While residing in Arizona, Monte married and became a father to his beautiful, only child Samantha June Askegard.

During his pilots career Monte lived in Arizona, Virginia and ultimately made St. Louis, MO his home. Monte and his daughter Samantha resided in St. Louis for 10 years while flying as a captain for Trans State Airlines.

After fighting a long battle with cancer, Monte passed away on August 16, 2018.

A memorial service in memory of Monte will be held at at 12:30 PM, Saturday September 29, 2018 at Tapps Island Golf Club, 20818 Island Pkwy. E, Lake Tapps, WA 98391.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@federalwaymirror.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.federalwaymirror.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Obituaries

Constant Toohey | Obituary
Constant Toohey | Obituary

Constant Toohey, 87, of Tacoma, WA died Tuesday, October 5, 2021. He… Continue reading

Patricia Ruth Tomich | Obituary
Patricia Ruth Tomich | Obituary

September 20, 1931 - August 9, 2021 Pat Tomich died peacefully at… Continue reading

Vineta Hausauer | Obituary
Vineta Hausauer | Obituary

Vineta Hausauer died July 7, 2021, at her residence in Federal Way,… Continue reading

Keith Douglas Arns | Obituary
Keith Douglas Arns | Obituary

Keith Douglas Arns was born in Federal Way, Washington on May 4,… Continue reading

Beth Augustine | Obituary
Beth Augustine | Obituary

Beth Ellen Augustine, 62, of Federal Way, WA. passed away unexpectedly on… Continue reading

Caroline Grace Liddell | Obituary
Caroline Grace Liddell | Obituary

Caroline Grace Liddell (Mancuso) went home to be with the Lord on… Continue reading

Robert James Earl | Obituary
Robert James Earl | Obituary

Robert James Earl lived in Federal Way WA since 1967, and on… Continue reading

Tommy Joe Lawson | Obituary
Tommy Joe Lawson | Obituary

Tommy Joe Lawson of Federal Way, WA, Passed away peacefully at his… Continue reading

Helen Irene Ward Dilley | Obituary
Helen Irene Ward Dilley | Obituary

Helen Irene Ward Dilley, 87, passed away on May 20, 2020 in… Continue reading

Most Read