MORRILL, Luther 1895-1949
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/24/2016 at 16:49:59
Luther Morrill Died Suddenly At Union
Luther Morrill who spent most of his life at Morrison, died very suddenly last Wednesday night at the home of his daughter at Union. He was in his usual health when he went to bed on Wednesday night and his son-in-law and daughter found him dead in bed the next morning. A heart attack is believed to have been the cause of his death.
The body was brought to the Coffman Funeral Home Thursday. Funeral services were held at the home Monday afternoon. The service was conducted by Rev. Gerben Van Putten, pastor of the First Presbyterian church in Grundy Center. Burial was in the cemetery at Morrison.
Mr. Morrill was in his 56th year. He was born at Morrison February 14th, 1895, and he grew up there. He served in the first World War and after he was discharged from the service, he returned to Morrison.
Surviving are his mother who is making her home at Maple Lodge, Grundy Center, one daughter Mrs. Ira Mabie, Union. There are four grandchildren. Other survivors are one brother Ivan who is now a patient in the University hospital at Iowa City and one brother Vernon from Palmer, Iowa. This brother and his wife and their daughter were here for the funeral service.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 29 December 1949, pg 6
Luther Morrill Funeral Services Held Monday
Funeral services for Luther Morrill, long time resident of Morrison, were conducted Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Coffman Funeral Home in Grundy Center and burial was made in the Washington Township cemetery near Morrison. He passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ira Mabe, at Union, Iowa, where he had been making his home. Cause of his death was heart attack. He leaves his aged mother, one daughter, Vernita Mabe and two brothers, Ivan of Grundy Center and Vernon of Palmer, also several grandchildren.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 29 December 1949, sec 2, pg 10
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