Irene Mae Morgan, 88

Published 10:56 am Thursday, August 11, 2011

Irene Mae Morgan, 88, of Austin, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at her home.

Irene Morgan

Irene was born April 24, 1923, in Blue Earth, Minn., to George H. and Mildred M. (Murphy) Myers. She graduated from Good Counsel Academy. She married Spencer Morgan in 1974 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They lived in Austin, enjoyed going to their cabin and went to Texas every winter for 18 years. Irene worked at the Hormel Company. She was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin.

Irene loved to cook and was an excellent cook, loved her friends and loved to dance.

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Survivors include her daughter, Connie Aberg of Austin; sons, Bill (Joy) Bliss of Albert Lea, Steve (Kathy) Bliss of Austin, Rick (Lorelei) Bliss of Austin; step-children, Kevin Morgan of Waseca, Laurel (Dave) Boss of Colorado; five grandchildren, Amy Cassidy, Tim Crowder, Andy Bliss, Ryan Bliss, Lindsey Bliss; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Jack Myers of California, Gene Myers of St. Cloud.

She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Mildred Myers; husband, Spencer Morgan; brother, Bill Myers; step-son, Chris Morgan; grandson, Jeremy Bliss.

A Memorial Gathering will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Mayer Funeral Home. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.