Monkman is Red Bud Mason of the Year

MASON OF THE YEAR–Red Bud Masonic Lodge #427 recently recognized Reuben “Butch” Monkman as the Mason of the Year. Pictured presenting the award to Monkman, at right, is Worshipful Master Patrick Mueller. Monkman has chaired the lodge’s barbecues, the Chase Monkman sporting clays event, the lodge’s raffle and has been in charge of the lodge’s kitchen for many years. The lodge membership recently voted to dedicate the kitchen to Monkman, naming it the Reuben “Butch” Monkman Memorial Kitchen.