MORRISON, Sarah 1871-1952
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/11/2016 at 21:43:31
Mrs. Al Morrison Died Tues. Night
Mrs. Al Morrison died at 10:30 Tuesday night at her home in Grundy Center. She suffered a stroke six years ago and has been a partial invalid ever since. There were subsequent strokes which kept her health in a critical state for some time. She was 82 years old on October 31st.
Mrs. Morrison's maiden name was Sarah Lucinda Reynolds. She was born at Le Mars, Iowa, and she grew up there. She and Al Morrison were married at Le Mars in 1891. They began housekeeping immediately following their marriage on a farm near Grundy Center. A few years later they purchased a farm a mile south of Grundy Center which became the family home. They lived on this farm until they moved to their home in Grundy Center in 1930. Mr. Morrison died in 1941. During her period of illness her daughter, Mrs. Iva Beckman, took care of her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. Morrison were the parents of seven children, five sons and two daughters. One son Claire died in France in January 1919. He had been with the American armed forces during World War I. He contracted typhoid and died two months after the war ended.
The surviving children are Ray, Mrs. Iva Beckman, Floyd and Lloyd (twins), Vernon and Mrs. Charles Baldwin.
Lloyd is at Boulder City; he was home to see his mother in September and is not coming back at this time. Vernon is at St. Cloud, Minn. The other children are residents of Grundy county. There are 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services Friday
Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Friday afternoon at the Ferree chapel. Burial will be in the Grundy Center cemetery. The services will be conducted by Rev. LeRoy Bauman, pastor of the Grundy Methodist church. Mrs. Morrison had affiliated with that church during all of the time she resided in Grundy county.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 20 November 1952, pg 3
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