Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

Leon F. Monier

Born: May 10, 1954 - Died: March 23, 2022

Service Schedule


Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville
Date: March 27, 2022 --- Time: 1-5 p.m.


Owensville Christian Church
Date: March 28, 2022 --- Time: 11:00 a.m.


Owensville City Cemetery

Memorials / Donations

Memorials requested for family's choice.


Leon Francis Monier, 67, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

He was born May 10, 1954, to Elmer and Catherine (Richardet) Monier in Perryville.

He was united in marriage to Donna Benson June 19, 1989, in Owensville.

Leon was a member of Owensville Christian Church where he was also an active member of the Men's Fellowship Group. He was known for his strong work ethic and talented mechanical skills and knowledge in many areas. He had a big heart and enjoyed sharing his abilities to help others. He was viewed as a workaholic, but he took pride in his work and enjoyed doing it. He passed away while working on a car, doing what he loved. Leon recently retired from working for years as a school bus mechanic. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Catherine and his beloved daughter, Deonna.

He is survived by his wife, Donna of their home; daughters, Diana Brandt and husband Kyle of Owensville, Erin Abel and husband Jeff of Rosebud, April Courtway of Holts Summit and Mae Billingsley and husband Tim of Jefferson City; siblings, Merlin Monier and wife Betty, Virginia Johnson and husband Bob, Helen Figge, Dale Monier and wife Nancy, Raymond Monier and friend Margaret, Roger Monier, and Donna Weinrich and husband Joe all of Perryville; and grandchildren, Kaley Dahl and husband Eric, Celeste and Derek Brandt, Nathan and Nicholas Abel, Alia and Alayna Bennett, Logan Eakins, Jayse Courtway, Corey Wallace, Maya Scofield, Matthew Miralgia and Mirabella Billingsley.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 27 from 1-5 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Owensville Christian Church with Pastor Patric Klingforth officiating. Burial will be in Owensville City Cemetery.

Memorials requested for family's choice.