In loving memory of

Monti Lee Shinkle
May 12, 1961 - January 5, 2020

Monti Lee Shinkle, 58, of New London, died Sunday, January 5, 2020. He was born May 12, 1961, in Creston, Iowa to Donald Gail and Wynnette Hurd Shinkle. He married Carol Birky; they divorced. He then married Aleta McAfee; they divorced.
Monti was a graduate of Kelly Walsh High School in Caspar, Wyoming. He was a police officer in Kahoka, MO., and police chief in Canton, MO, and most recently was a Lieutenant of security at Iowa Army Ammunition Plant in Middletown.
He enjoyed cooking, gardening, trips to Caspar, and time with his grandchildren, especially lawnmower rides with "Little Moon" and "Sweet Pea".
Survivors include his children; Kala Anderson of Waukee, Luke (Jaime) Griffis of Sperry, Cheyenne (Jason) Stow of Felton, Delaware, Caitlyn Griffis of Keokuk, Tyler (Mackenzie) Shinkle of New London, and Kyle (Jordyn) Shinkle of Kahoka, MO.; twelve grandchildren; siblings; Danny Shinkle, Donnette Loy, and Donnel Shinkle; and nieces and nephews.
According to his wishes his body will be cremated with no formal services. Memorials can be sent to Elliott Chapel, Box 123, New London.
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Bruce Zmolek wrote on Jan 20, 2020:

" My deepest condolences to the Shinkle family. I was your neighbor many years ago on Sycamore St, Bruce Zmolek"

Barry Wilson wrote on Jan 7, 2020:

"We're very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with your family. Monti was a good friend of mine during the nineties. We worked together as police officers in Kahoka and Canton. I really miss him. "

Brenda Goodrich Schaffer Feick wrote on Jan 6, 2020:

"So sorry for your loss i remember monti when you all lived on sycamore street in creston. my cousins were your neighbors and i would always be there we all had a fun childhood "

Cheryl Weeks wrote on Jan 6, 2020:

"I am so sorry that you have lost a beloved brother Donnel. I know you and your family are in pain so know I am here ?hurting? with you. Cheryl-big Sis"

RHONDA E POWERS wrote on Jan 6, 2020:

"So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all family!! Rhonda German Powers and fanily"

Donnel Shinkle wrote on Jan 6, 2020:

"I love you my brother. May u now rest in peace. From your loving sister,tink "