Monte Alexander, age 68, died at home on Sept. 20, 2012 in Molson.
He was born on July 20, 1944 to Hobart Alexander and Dorothy Alexander (Striker) in Tucson, Ariz., and raised there until age seven and then moved to Seattle, where he attended Highline High School until tenth grade. He was married to Sherry Alexander (Thompson) in Seattle and Cathy Alexander of Columbus, Ohio. He first worked for Boeing and on fishing boats in Alaska and then was self-employed with multiple hats, as a wrecking yard owner, rancher, horse breeder, real estate and logging and mining ventures.
He was a member of AQHA and Jockey Club and numerous other organizations. He was known for his story telling and passion for life and was a local historian from living in the Okanogan Highlands for 40 years. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Myrna and brother, Myron.
He is survived by Cheryl McNall his life partner; sons: Abraham Alexander, Adam McNall and wife Tracy and grandsons Cody and Travis McNall; brothers: Bud Alexander and wife Charlene, Rick Alexander and wife Julie, Roger Brown and Randy Brown.
A Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m. at the Molson Grange on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 with a potluck to follow.
Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel and the Okanogan County Crematory are caring for the arrangements.