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Obituary for Margaret Ann Morris

Margaret Ann Morris, 96, of McCallsburg, passed away on Monday,
November 21, 2016 at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard, Iowa. A
celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, November 26,
2016 at Fredregill Funeral Home, 310 N. Center St., Zearing, Iowa,
from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. A private family burial will follow in the
Warren Township Cemetery in McCallsburg, Iowa.

Margaret was born on October 4, 1920 to Albert and Addie
(Manchester) Smith in Lamont, Iowa. She attended school at Lamont
Consolidated School, and graduated in 1938. Following high school,
she went to Upper Iowa University and earned a teaching degree.
Margaret taught first grade in McCallsburg from 1940-42. She married
Gene Morris on June 10,1942 at the Little Brown Church in Nausha, Iowa.

The couple resided in McCallsburg and raised their family there.
Margaret was an active member of the McCallsburg Presbyterian Church
and served as a lady’s aid. She had many talents such as making lefsa,
kringla, being a wonderful cook, and having a green thumb within her garden.
Margaret loved; spending time with her family, sleepovers with her
grandchildren (putting them on army cots for the night), reading,
cooking large family meals, saving articles from the papers for all her
grandchildren, and playing cribbage. Her famous words “ta ta ta ta ”
and “we love you” will be greatly missed.

Those left to cherish her loving memories are her son Alan (Marsha)
Morris of Nevada, Iowa; daughter-in-law Geri Morris of
McCallsburg, Iowa; grandchildren Marc (Lori) Morris, Tracey (Brad)
Spainhower, Corey (Melissa) Morris, Jessica (Jeff) Niemann, Jed Morris,
Angie (Scott) Tscherter, and Jamie (Angie) Helstedt; great-
grandchildren Zach (Kelsey), Ericson, Kenyon, Caroline, Conner,
Cora, Colby, Casey, Brady, Carly, Nile, Caelin, George, and Brady;
and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Gene, son Darwin,
and brother Aaron Smith.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the kind staff
at Hubbard Care Center for the love and care they provided to Margaret.

Fredregill Funeral Home, in Zearing, has been entrusted with the care
of Margaret and her family.

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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care - Zearing

310 N. Center St.
Zearing, IA 50278


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