Edna M. Morris

September 2, 1923 - October 5, 2014
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Obituary

Edna M. Morris, 91, of Belvidere, IL, passed away peacefully, Sunday morning, October 5, 2014 in Maple Crest Care Centre after a lingering illness.  Edna was born September 2, 1923 in Fairmeade, California the daughter of Emil and Lottie (Bump) Lungstrom.  Edna married Edwin Morris on March 3, 1943 in San Diego, CA.  Over the years, Edna worked for School District 100, in the cafeteria as well as being the first female bus driver for district 100, retiring in 1992.  She also worked for Union Hall INC for 16 years until they closed their doors in 1988; and then for K-Mart part-time for several years.

Edna was a member of 1st Assembly of God Church in Belvidere; 4H Leader for many years; she enjoyed bowling and loved her senior bowling league, fishing, camping, and snowmobiling.  Edna was a former election judge and was a lifelong Cub’s fan.  Edna loved to bake and was well known for her delicious wedding cakes she made over the years for family and friends.

Edna is loved and will be missed by her children, Dennis (Doris) Morris of Springfield, IL, Edwin (Cyndy) Morris of Belvidere, Robert (Karen) Morris of Cherry Valley, Connie (Dan) Shiroda of Poplar Grove; son in-law, David (Barbara) Yakey of Kirkland.; brothers, Earl (Lois) Lungstrom of Cherry Valley, Merrill Lungstrom of Rockford, Melvin (Joanne) Lungstrom of Loves Park; sisters, Geraldine Detra of Loves Park, Evelyn Sanford of New Braunfels, TX; 19 Grandchildren, Darren Morris, Dedrick Morris, Dayna (Morris) Schwartz, Ryan Morris, Kyle Morris, Kristeen (Morris) Dotzler, Kari (Morris) Hernandez, Michael Shiroda, Jeremy Shiroda, Renee (Shiroda) Printz, Jeff Morris, Neil Morris, Aaron Morris, Lindsey (Morris) Powers, Jason Yakey, Jaime (Yakey) Hughes, Jennifer Yakey, Steve Norris, Heather (Norris) Miller; 34 Great Grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

The Family would like to give a special thank you to all the staff of Maple Crest for their loving care.

Edna is preceded in death by her parents, Husband, Edwin; daughter, Linda; brothers, Alvin and Gerald.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM, Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Dale Anderson, pastor of Belvidere Assembly of God officiating.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home.   Burial will be in Highland Garden of Memories.  Memorials can be given in care of the family.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home.


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Time: 11:30 am - 11:45 am

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM, Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Dale Anderson, pastor of Belvidere Assembly of God officiating.


Cemetery Information

Burial will be in Highland Garden of Memories.


Memorial Information

Memorials can be given in care of the family.


 

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Born: September 2, 1923
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Robert Morris posted on 10/5/14

Mom was a precious gift from God. Her legacy is amazing. She is loved more than mere words could even say. Now In the arms of her loving savior Jesus. Thank you Lord for blessing us with the greatest mom ever.

 

Trudy (Ohlsen) & Jeff Flippo posted on 10/8/14

With our sympathy

 

Matt & Coralyn Ohlsen posted on 10/8/14

So sorry for your loss.

 

Kathy (Boardman) Hare posted on 10/8/14

Dear Morris family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. As I was reading her obituary I was amazed at the legacy she has left with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She must have been a very proud woman! May you find peace in all the memories you have of her.

 

Julie Johnson posted on 10/7/14

Dear Bob and Karen, Your mother's life is your legacy, her love was her gift....and your memories of her are the comfort you'll keep in your hearts forever. Think of you and your family during this sad time. In Friendship, Steven and Julie Johnson

 

Jean & Tom Stenerson posted on 10/7/14

Remembering Edna for all the times we worked together, 4H, PTA,- church etc. She was a great lady

 

Imogene Bye posted on 10/7/14

Sending prayers and sympathy for the Morris family.

 

Sandra Smith posted on 10/7/14

I always remember Edna's beautiful smile when I visited Maple Crest. She was a very special lady.

 

Jean Fraase posted on 10/6/14

Praying for the family. God will comfort you at this hard time.

 

Renee Kirchner posted on 10/6/14

Morris family, I am truly sorry for your loss. Edna was a great lady, I enjoyed spending time with her and listening to her stories. May the angels wrap their loving wings around her and her family and give you all peace.

 

Carol and Harlan Kolthoff posted on 10/6/14

So sorry for your loss. You will be in our Prayers.

 

Michael Anderson posted on 2/7/15

Sending sympathy to the family. I was saddened to hear of Edna's passing. I have many great memories going to church over the years!

 

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