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Eureka Lodge No. 69

Milan, Illinois


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Frederic L. Morgan


(Obituary from the Dispatch/Argus)

Frederic L. Morgan, 69, of Rock Island died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at his residence.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home where services will be held at 6 p.m. by IOOF Pilot Lodge 38 and Eureka Masonic Lodge 69 AF&AM. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Estates, Moline, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 569/200 and VFW Post 1303. A memorial fund will be established by the family for a tree to planted at Sunset Park in his memory.

Mr. Morgan was born Jan. 14, 1934, in Monmouth, the son of Frederick and Jennie Fischel Morgan. He married Margaret Jane Smith Dec. 17, 1955, in Abingdon, Ill.

Frederic worked at John Deere Harvester East Moline Works as an assembler and repairman for 31 years before retiring, along with being an Army veteran. He was past master of the Rock Island Masonic Lodge 658 AF&AM and Milan Eureka Lodge 69 AF&AM. He was also Past Nobel at IOOF Pilot Lodge 38, LeClaire. He was a member of the Zal Grotto, Moline, and retired member of UAW Local 865.

Frederic loved spending time with his grandchildren and enjoyed watching movies and using his computer.

He is survived by his wife Margaret Jane; sons, John Morgan and his wife Connie Baker, Rock Island, Larry Morgan and his wife Michelle, Wilton, Iowa, and Jeff Morgan and Anna Maransky, Moline; seven grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren; sisters, Shirley Bush, Florida. and Judy Purnty, Des Moines, Iowa. He was preceded by a grandson, three brothers and three sisters.