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Obituaries

Obituaries

Eugene Morey 1919 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Eugene Morey, 87, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Morey died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.He was born Dec. 21, 1919, in Eldora, Iowa, the son of Edwin and Elva Hall Morey. He graduated from Liscomb High School and Iowa State University. He was a longtime resident of central Iowa and moved to Lawrence in 2006.Mr. Morey served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked in the shoe business for Nichols, Green and Emerhoffs. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Plymouth Congregational Church. He married Betty Mae Higgins on Dec. 28, 1942, in Omaha, Neb. She died May 11, 2007. Survivors include a son, Stephen Morey and wife Rebecca Ryan, Lawrence; a daughter, Pamela Marks and husband William, Strafford, N.H.; a sister, Hester Elerding, Eldora; three granddaughters, Christina Wynkoop, Kathy Voth and Dolly Mazonowitz; two stepgrandchildren, Rachel and Joseph Treanor; and two great-grandchildren, Max and Molly Voth.The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until services Wednesday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association, sent in care of the funeral home.