Phil Monfort looking forward to century mark


October 12, 2023

-Submitted photo

The family of Phil Monfort will celebrate his 100th birthday Sunday, October 15, at Waitsburg Town Hall.

WAITSBURG–On October 17, 1923, Phil Monfort was born into the world in the kitchen of an Iola, Kansas, farmhouse, because his father Earl C. Monfort was rebuilding the family home. The kitchen, with its stove for heat, was the most finished of all the rooms in the house.

Monfort, who with wife Jeannetta, daughters Margaret, Sarah and friends in the community, will celebrate his birthday with...

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