Monte Ray Dundee, 68, of Postville, Iowa died Monday, August 17, 2020 at his home in Postville, Iowa. He was born February 21, 1952 to Curtis Arthur and Eva Louise (Walters) Dundee in Waukon, Iowa. Monte was baptized on April 6, 1952 at Rossville Presbyterian Church and confirmed at Community Presbyterian Church in Postville, Iowa. Monte graduated from Postville High School in 1970. After graduation, he joined the Marine Corp, serving from 1970 to 1976 and in the VietNam War.
On September 6, 1975, Monte was united in marriage with Delora Snitker at Waterville Lutheran Church. They lived in Waukon and Monte worked at Hygrade Foods in Postville until it closed. Then they moved to Hayward, Minnesota after being hired at Wilson Foods in Albert Lea, Minnesota. From there they moved back to Postville and Monte started work at Swiss Valley Farms in Luana and St. Olaf until his retirement.
Monte was a member of Postville Presbyterian Church. He was a lifetime member of the Waukon VFW. His biggest passion was playing Euchre and Pinnocle at the office. He also enjoyed teaching his nieces and nephews how to drive, watching the old westerns and anything to do with the military.
Surviving Monte are his wife, Delora “Dode” Dundee of Postville, Iowa; children, Stacy Dundee and John (Bridget Berns) Dundee; sisters, Cindy (Todd) Rounds of Clermont, Iowa and Audrey (Bryan) Meyer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; mother-in-law, Joyce Kuhse; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Barbara (Sigurd) Ness of Waukon, Iowa, Arlyn (Julie) Snitker of Washington, Missouri, Robin Snitker of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Nancy (Dennis) Turner of Postville, Iowa, Russell Snitker of Newton, Iowa, Lavonne (Mark) Dayton of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Laverne Snitker of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Bruce (Sheila) Snitker of Waukon, Iowa and Madonna Dundee; and many nieces, nephews and countless friends.
Preceding Monte in death were his parents, Curtis and Eva Dundee; brother, Gary Dundee; nephew, Jason Dundee; father-in-law, Donald Snitker; step-father-in-law, Dale Kuhse; and a brother-in-law, Steven Snitker.
Memorials in Monte’s honor may be sent to Postville Area Ambulance Service, Veterans Memorial Hospital, Waukon, Iowa and VFW in Waukon, Iowa.
There will be Private Family Graveside Service.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 2-6 pm at the Postville Fair Grounds in Postville, Iowa.