Charles Wiley Monger
Charles "Chuck" Wiley Monger Chuck was born on New Year's Day, 1917 in Washington County, Oklahoma.
Chuck worked on a ranch in Missouri before going into the Seabees in 1942, serving until the war
ended. He returned to Boise, Idaho, and worked for Atkinson Mirror & Glass until his retirement in
1978. Chuck collected cans and donated the proceeds to Kuna High School, Shrine Hospital and the
Blue Lodge of Meridian Scholarship Fund. Chuck received many awards for his involvement in The
Vern Richards Memorial and Boise Basin Search & Recovery Club. He served as chairman for Southwest
Idaho Area 3 Agency on Aging Advisory Council, and as chairman of the SW Idaho Senior Citizens
planning & policy Council 1990 – 1992. He received thanks from Idaho's Attorney General for
improving Idahoans' nutrition, a letter of Congratulation and Thanks from the White House for
Community Service in 2002, the Jefferson Award for Community Service presented by KBOI, and a
medal for 1st place in the 2010 Senior pool games in the State of Idaho. His motto was, "If
something needs to be done, I'll do it." He was a lifetime member of Meridian Lodge #47 Ancient
Free and Accepted Masons, Scottish Rite Masons, El Korah Shrine, and the Order of Eastern Star.
Chuck also was a member of the Cherokee Nation, United Methodist Church of Kuna and the Veterans
of Foreign Wars in Kuna. Chuck passed away on August 14, 2011