Julie Morgan

Posted Online: March 16, 2014, 7:41 pm
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Julie A. Morgan, 55, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Rock Island, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at her home.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Julie was born Oct. 26, 1958, in Muscatine, Iowa, a daughter of Irwin and Roberta Wiggins Cunningham. She married Randy D. Morgan on Aug. 31, 1991, in Rock Island.
Julie was a homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother. Prior to moving to West Plains, she was employed with several area school districts and at Augustana College.
She was a member of DAV, Chapter 43, West Plains. Julie loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing, biking, camping, fishing and flower gardening.
Surviving are her husband, Randy, West Plains; children, Jeremy D. Morgan, Vanessa M. Goodell, West Plains, Louis J. (fiancee, Jenna) Alcala, Davenport, and Lorna J. (Kyle) Freyermuth, Pomona, Mo.; grandchildren, Zack, Kayleb, Jayden and Maddyson Goodell, Joshua, Keeley and Aubrey Alcala, Brandon Rottman, Joseph Freyermuth and Kylah (Edward) Schoenhofen; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Abigail; parents, Irwin and Roberta Cunningham, Muscatine; siblings, Sarah (Robert) Landreth, Arkansas, David Cunningham, Debra Cunningham, Thomas Cunningham and Rhonda (Nick) Ziegenhorn, all of Muscatine, and Karen (Jeffrey) Crose, Illinois City; aunts, Peggy Bush and Joyce Cunningham, both of Muscatine; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Julie was preceded in death by her grandparents; daughter, Michelle A. Morgan; father-in-law, Raymond Morgan; and mother-in-law, Delores Renfro.
Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.


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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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