Obituaries: Dorothy Morgan

Dorothy Morgan, age 92 of Knoxville, Iowa, formerly of Hamilton, Iowa passed away

Saturday, December 03, 2016 at Accura Healthcare in Knoxville, Iowa.  Dorothy was born to Mike and Verna (Fedro) Mattise on February 20, 1924 in Hamilton, Iowa.  She married Kenneth Morgan on March 30, 1951.


Dorothy attended and graduated from Hamilton High School.  After graduation she worked at Rollscreen (now Pella Corp.) and at the Snowden lingerie factory in Knoxville.  Her priority was being a homemaker and mother to three daughters.  She was a member of the Hamilton United Methodist Church and church secretary for over 20 years.  She was also an active member of the United Methodist Women organization.


Dorothy is survived by daughters; Connie (Robert) Trotter, Patricia (Jim) Grimm, and Cindy Morgan. Grandchildren; Scott (Heather) Trotter, Steven Trotter, Lindy (Jim) Bantz, Chase Grimm and Zac Ziegler. Great Grandchildren: Rob and Avery Trotter, Kassidy Bantz and Ayriann Harsen.  One sister, Barbara (Junior) Pottorff, sister in law, Vera DesPlanque and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.


Preceding her in death were her parents, husband and grandchildren; Chad Hein and Douglas Grimm, sisters; Helena Mattise, Irene VanderSluis, Theresa Hutt and brothers; Edward and Charles Mattise.


Funeral Services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Sinnott Funeral Home, Gilbert Chapel in Lovilia with Rev. Raymond Doser officiating.  Burial will follow services in Hamilton Cemetery.  Visitation will also be on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at Sinnott Funeral Home, Gilbert Chapel in Lovilia.  Memorials may be directed to Knoxville Hospice of Central Iowa or your favorite charity.  Online condolences may be left for the family.

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