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Verna Jean Morgan

Obituary for Verna Jean Morgan

May 1, 1933 - October 24, 2017
Montgomery, Illinois | Age 84

Obituary

Verna Jean Morgan, 84, of Montgomery, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017. She was born May 1, 1933 in Aurora, daughter of the late Walter and Viola (Stevens) Manka.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister & aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Verna was a member and deacon of Our Savior Lutheran Church. As well she taught their knitting group which made prayer shawls. In her leisure time she enjoyed knitting at the Oswego Senior Center, gardening and bird watching.

Verna is survived by her daughters, Karen Backes, Denise Pike, Debra Lent and Kimberly Morgan; grandchildren, Wendy Blaine, Amy Pike, Angela (Brad) Murphy, Bob Lent, Christine (David) Maldonado and Brian Lent; 8 great-grandchildren; sister, Sharon (Don) Vogel and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Verna was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64+ years, Wendell Harold Morgan; siblings, Richard Manka and Darwin Manka; son-in-laws, Don Lent and Daniel Pike.

A sincere thank you goes to Ricardo and family, Jack and Sandy Bradford as well as all Verna's close friends and neighbors for all the help and support she received over the past years.

Verna's wishes were to donate her body to Anatomical Gift Association for medical research.

Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM on Sunday, November 5, 2017 with celebration of life at 1:00 PM at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 420 W. Downer Pl., Aurora, IL 60506. A luncheon to follow after the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church.

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 420 W. Downer Pl., Aurora, IL 60506.

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Healy Chapel

332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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