Gregory (Mort) James Morgan, 60

Published 9:42 am Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Gregory “Mort“ James Morgan , 60, of Danube, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, at his home in Danube.

Gregory Morgan

Gregory “Mort” James Morgan was born on Feb. 4, 1951, in Austin, to Robert and Delores (Iverson) Morgan. He grew up in Austin and graduated from Austin Central High School in 1969. Greg served his country in the United States Army from 1971 until 1973. In the fall of 1973, he continued his education at Jackson Area Vocational Technical Institute. Greg was united in marriage to Janice Hanson Aug. 11, 1974, in Eads, Colo. He worked in Colorado until mid January of 1976; they then moved to Danube where he worked for Renville-Sibley Power Association. He was a member of the Olivia American Legion. Greg enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Jan of Danube; sons: James “JJ” (and Stefanie) of Good Thunder, Minn., Bob (and Katie) of Willmar, and Mike of Fort Irwin, Calif.; two grandchildren Zoey and Zander; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother; sister and son, Thomas. Blessed be his memory.

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Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Zion United Methodist Church in Danube. Pastor Dave Drager will officiate. Burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Austin. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Renville, Minn. Visitation continues on Friday one hour prior to the services at the church in Danube.

Dirks-Blem Funeral Home, Renville is in charge of arrangements.