John A. Morrison, 80, of Letts, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Grandview Community Bible Church. Following the service, a time of food and fellowship will be held in the fellowship hall at the church. A memorial has been established at the funeral home in John’s name. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services are caring for John’s arrangements and his family.
John Arnold Morrison was born on November 2, 1938 in Crawfordsville, Iowa, the son of John and Wilma (Messenger) Morrison. John graduated from Washington High School and proudly served his county in the United States Navy. On September 7, 1963, John was united in marriage to Kathryn Allender in Washington. John retired from MUSCO Lighting after 23 years of service where he had worked as a reflector tester and doing any jobs that the company had asked of him. He was a member of the Grandview Community Bible Church; he loved his church and his church family. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, bowling, gardening and being around his family.
John will be deeply missed by his wife, Kathryn of Letts; son, Timothy Morrison of Letts; grandchildren, Skyler, Brandon and Jason Morrison and Stormie Palmer; great-grandson, Elias Morrison; daughter-in-law, Brenda Morrison of Sioux City; sister, Rhonda (Jeff) Plant of Arizona; brothers-in-law, Robert Wagenkencht of Denver and Larry (Joyce) Milliman of Iowa City and several nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Kevin Morrison; two sisters, Evelyn (Mark) Zahn and Nancy Wagenkencht; one brother, Randy Martin and one great-granddaughter in infancy.