In Memory of

Kenneth A. Morgan

June 9, 1950 - February 25, 2019
From: Cherokee, IA
Kenneth A. Morgan, son of the late Cecil and Marion Morgan was born June 9, 1950 and passed away February 25, 2019. Ken’s early years were spent on the farm near Webb, Iowa where he was involved with many shenanigans with his two older brothers. The family then moved to the farm near Rembrandt, Iowa in 1963. He graduated from Alta High School with the class of 1969.
Ken worked for two gas stations in Alta and Storm Lake during and after high school. Then starting in 1970, he started his 42-year career at Wilsons/Tyson Plant in Cherokee. It was this same year that he purchased his 1970 Boss 302 Mustang and the car adventures began. Oh the fun times he had with that car!
Ken married Rita Thomas on March 18, 1989. They were deeply in love and shared many happy years together. Their home was always bustling with dogs and cats (which were treated to daily feasts!) Ken and Rita were always supportive of youth and any fundraising effort that came to their door. If anyone needed help, they were there to give it.
Those left to cherish his memory include his brothers, Charles of Mondovi, WI, and Rod (Laura) of Rembrandt, IA, sisters Judy of Boone, IA, and Kathy of Cody, WY; nephews Brad (Shawna), Josh, Jerry (Jenifer); nieces Mary (Chris) and Amy; Aunt Lowene, Aunt Carol, and Uncle Don and Aunt Virginia; great-nephews Brady, Hunter, Owen and Lincoln; great-nieces Emma and Clare; many cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife Rita; parents Cecil and Marion, brother James and niece Kristi.
Ken will be deeply missed by all who knew him. His kindness and generosity to others will live in our hearts forever.
SERVICES
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Denise Parrello
VISITATION
Visitation will be held 9:00-10:30 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
MUSIC
Organist- Jen Morgan
Soloist- Jerry Morgan

"Here I Am Lord"
INTERMENT
At a later date.

Condolences

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 11:01 AM
“My sincere sympathy to Morgy's family. We were friends...working together at Wilsons. Enjoyed many costume parties at Halloween. He and Rita were a great couple. I delivered mobile meals to him just a few days before his death...so glad for these times. ”
- Don Bright
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 3:22 PM
“Sorry to hear of his passing. Worked with him and his wife at the pack. Was a great guy. ”
- Roger Olson
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 9:16 AM
“To Ken's brothers and sisters: I am so sorry for your loss. I hope to see you all in a couple weeks. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.”
- Betty M. Fricke
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10:03 AM
“Had a lot of memories from uncle morgie tell Aunt Rita, hi from all of us”
- Kelly A Lindley
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 3:18 PM
“So sad to hear this of my long time friend - Morg. We had many great times together in our school days. Also Ken was my best man at my first wedding. Will see you some day again old friend. RIP.”
- Leon Peterson
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 3:18 PM
“Have many great memories of the years we worked together, RIP good buddy.”
- Dennis Gries
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 3:18 PM
“My condolences to the family of Uncle Morgy!! He was always good to me when I would visit him and Aunt Rita!!”
- tiffany nasers
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:19 AM
“RIP Kenny Sad to hear.”
- Harry Burkhardt
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 9:19 AM
“Kenny was a great friend, who I've thought of many times thru out my life. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Rest in Peace Kenneth A Morgan, God Bless you and your family.”
- Kenneth Ryherd
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM
“I was sadden to hear of Ken's passing, I truly enjoyed him and we had some good times together. He will be missed. Prayers for the family.”
- Sandy Peters
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