Gary Lee Morgan, 77

Published 5:12 pm Saturday, May 11, 2013

Gary Lee Morgan, 77, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at his home in Brownsdale, Minn.

Gary Morgan

Gary Morgan

Gary was born on Nov. 12, 1935, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Edward and Ruby (Krogmann) Morgan. He graduated from Clinton High School and served in the Navy from 1955-1959. Gary was united in marriage to Shirley O’Connor on July 18, 1964, in Clinton. He worked as a printer for 40 years at different places and finished at Schmidt Printing in Byron, Minn. Gary enjoyed tractor pulls and sharpening tools.

Gary is survived by his wife, Shirley Morgan, Brownsdale, Minn.; three sons, Tom (Emma Mayen) Morgan, Austin, Minn.; Damon (Shari) Morgan, Austin; Chris (Heidi) Morgan, Brownsdale; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church, 404 W. Main St. in Brownsdale, with the Rev. Dale Tupper celebrating. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery in Austin, Minn., with military honors by the Austin American Legion. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 302 Market St. in Brownsdale.