Harriet Morgan

Obituary of Harriet Irene Morgan

Harriet I. Morgan

Harrriet passed away Monday morning, July 13, 2020, at Accura Health Care EAST in Newton.

A time of remembrance and celebration of life will be 1:30 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2020, at the Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home in Newton, who are entrusted with the arrangements. Visitation will be an hour prior to the services, with burial in Palo Alto Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be designated to the Newton Salvation Army or to a charity of your choosing.

Harriet Irene Morgan, 94, the daughter of Clyde and Evelyn May (Botsford) Gardner, was born March 7, 1926, in Reasnor. She had attended Newton Schools.

On September 29, 1945, Harriet was united in marriage with Joseph Eldred Morgan, of Newton, in Sacramento, California. She devoted her life to her family and was employed part-time at Maytag Dairy Farm and the deli department at Easter's Super Value. In her later years she was the manager of the Salvation Army thrift store and also sold Avon. She was a member of the Newton First United Methodist Church, enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, flowers, garage sales, swing dancing and ringing the Christmas bells for the Salvation Army. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed cooking and going fishing with Joe.

Harriet is survived by her daughters: Pam Kay Morgan of Westminster, Colorado, Carol Ann Morgan of Newton, Linda Sue Long of Oskaloosa and Kimberly M. Kalvik of Story City; her son Michael Lee Morgan of Chipley, Florida; her seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and many good friends.

Harriet was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Joe on Aug. 27, 1994; her son Steven on Nov. 15, 1995; her sisters Claudine, Evelyn and Marge; brothers: Johnnie and Clyde Gardner Jr.; and a half-brother Robert. {Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, facemasks are encouraged at the services.}

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Monday
20
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Monday, July 20, 2020
Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home & Cremation Services
310 N. 2nd Ave. E.
Newton, Iowa, United States
Monday
20
July

Funeral Service

1:30 pm
Monday, July 20, 2020
Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home & Cremation Services
310 N. 2nd Ave. E.
Newton, Iowa, United States

Final Resting Place

Palo Alto Cemetery
4968 Hwy. S74 S.
Newton, Iowa, United States
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