Ken Morrison

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Morrison, Ken
Age 87

Bennington, formerly of Iowa. Ken is survived by his wife, Norma Morrison of Omaha, Nebraska; children, Gary Morrison, Royal Oak, MI, and Nancy and son-in-law, Brad Houck of Omaha, NE. Additionally, he is survived by 4 grandchildren, Daniel and Lindsay Morrison and Justin and Kristin Houck; and a great granddaughter Brooklynn Morrison; as well as a brother, Max Morrison of Indianola, IA and a sister, Beverly Montrose of Millersburg, IA. Kenneth Morrison was born January 29, 1926 in South English, Iowa. Ken passed away on June 16, 2013, Father's Day. The son of Ellis and Mable Morrison, he grew up in the Keswick community and graduated from Keswick High School in 1943. Ken served in the Army Air Corps in World War II, completing 35 missions in the European Theater. After his honorable discharge, he attended the University of Iowa, graduating in 1949.
Ken entered into marriage with Norma Higgins on December 20, 1947 at the United Methodist Church in Keswick, Iowa. His career started in 1949 with Hygrade Food Products Corporation in Olin, Iowa. From there, he was transferred to Chicago and ultimately to Detroit where he retired after 40 years with the company. Hygrade Food was acquired by Sara Lee Corporation during his final years with the company. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Temple, Texas and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Ken also served for many years as a member of the American Legion.
VISITATION will be at Powell Funeral Home, North English, Iowa on Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 9am to 10:30am. FUNERAL SERVICE will be at Powell Funeral Home, North English, Iowa Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 10:30am. Burial with Military Honors will follow the service at the Sordon Cemetery, Webster, Iowa. Donations may be made to the . REICHMUTH FUNERAL HOMES
21901 West Maple 402-289-2222


Funeral Home
Reichmuth Funeral Homes - Elkhorn
21901 West Maple Road Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2222
Funeral Home Details
Published in Omaha World-Herald from June 17 to June 18, 2013
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