Michael Kent Monson, 48, of Selah died Saturday from injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in British Columbia, Canada, while on a fishing trip. Mr. Monson was born in Provo, Utah. He was president of Monson Fruit Co.
Survivors include his wife, Julie; a daughter, Katelyn; two sons, Jack and Marcus; his mother, Charlotte Barmore of Tempe, Ariz.; three brothers, Eric, Chris and Matt, all of Selah; and two sisters, Anna Wing and Kathy Monson, both of Tempe.
A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. April 27 at Holy Family Church in Yakima. A reception will immediately follow at Monson Fruit Co. in Selah. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima.