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Monday November 1st, 2021
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Webb Funeral Home
Monday November 1st, 2021
11:00am

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Monte Tom Lorrigan

My grandpa was a man who believed
In outrageously large scoops of ice cream.
He brought Papa Murphy’s pizza when he babysat,
He could fit two quarters between his front two teeth,
And he loved his dachshund too much to see him put to sleep.

My grandpa never did harm to me.
He was loud, unapologetic, bordering on crass.
His laughter cracked and his sudden snort startled.
But the thing about a man who didn’t hold back
Is that you could trust the love he gave you.

Maybe he was loud because he made it,
Because he didn’t have to be afraid anymore
Even though he came from a broken home.
He married his sweetheart and never let her go.
He laughed all the way to his hospital bed.

You could ask him for a blessing
Even if you didn’t believe because
He believed loud enough that Everything heard him.
My grandpa laid his hands on every child, grandchild,
And great-grandchild with nothing but strong hope.

My grandpa wasn’t a stranger the day that he died.
He didn’t forget us. He wasn’t unkind.
He wanted to hear that I would love him forever,
83-years-old and still the fiddly boy in foster care
Who didn’t know if anyone was coming to get him.

Grandpa, don’t worry, you’re finally graduated.
We will love you forever, as ever, and always.
-Brittney Allen

Monte is survived by his sweetheart, A. Elizabeth Lorrigan. Monte is also survived by his 6 beautiful children, Kirk (Helen) Lorrigan, Rebecca (Neil) Maxwell, David (Nancy) Lorrigan, Amber (David) Wiener, Bill (Megan) Lorrigan, and Sarah (Julio) Vergara, and 2 daughters adopted by love, Jackie Ermini, and Corinne (Chimmie) Hurt. 22 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Monte is preceded in death by his daughter Cathie Lorrigan, and son, Todd Lorrigan.

“Well done, my good and faithful servant.” Matthew 25:21

Funeral Services will be held Monday, November 1, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S. 800 E. Preston, Idaho. A viewing will be held Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment and Military Honors will be held at the Riverdale Idaho Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at webbmortuary.com. Services will be streamed live and can be viewed by clicking the following link: https://youtu.be/Kg20MEQhcFA


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Guestbook

Dear Liz and family, my heart was saddened to hear of the passing of Brother Lorrigan! He was one in a million! He was so good to our family! Many of our children that knew Monte were saddened as well! What a good man he was! Full of integrity! A virtue that is not in abundance in today's world!! He will continue to do great things for the Lord and all those he will continue to serve! Our love and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time! I have missed our visits Liz. You were always one of my favorites! Thank you for your beautiful example and steadfast testimony! You and Monte have been missed in our ward family! You both added a unique touch to our Riverdale family portrait! Love you so much lovely lady ♥️♥️♥️

Christie Childers Nov 1 2021 3:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Monte Lorrigan

Nikki and Harlow Nov 1 2021 1:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Monte Lorrigan

The Childers Family Oct 31 2021 1:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Monte Lorrigan

Debra Baldwin Oct 30 2021 2:35 AM

Brittney, what a nicely written and moving expression of love for your Grandfather.

Kim Smith Oct 30 2021 2:34 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Monte Lorrigan

Corinne Beaudry Oct 30 2021 12:31 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Monte Lorrigan

Kathy Phippen Oct 29 2021 7:14 PM

So sorry to hear that you got sick and didn't have the strength to recover. You were a great Uncle. Always smiling and pleasant. Condolences to the family.

Sarah Rasch (Beard) Oct 29 2021 6:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Monte Lorrigan

Amy Esplin Oct 29 2021 1:43 PM