Monroe Mashburn, 82, of Quincy passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016, at McKay Healthcare in Soap Lake. He was born Dec. 7, 1933, in Fredrick, Okla. He attended Lang Consolidated School District in Tillman County, Okla., graduating in 1952. He married Jo Etta Neugebauer in 1952 and moved to Quincy in 1952. He worked for the Bureau of Reclamation for 16 years in water management. He was district watermaster for Chelan, Okanogan and Ferry counties for four years and secretary manager for more than 20 years for the Icicle Irrigation District in Cashmere. After retiring in 1992, he played for the next 15 years, then suffered for the next eight years with COPD.
Monroe is survived by his wife Jo Etta of 64 years; a granddaughter, Rachel Scott; two great-granddaughters, Taija Zuidema and Natisha Scott; a great-grandson, Khayyim Scott, and a great-great-granddaughter, River Zuidema.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Brewster. Jesus lover, hope to meet you up there.
Arrangements are under the care of Nicoles Funeral Home of Ephrata.