HAZEL I. MOREHOUSE
Hazel Irene Morehouse, age 66, of rural Kahoka, MO, died unexpectedly Friday, September 2, 2011 at her home.
Hazel was born April 9, 1945 near Williamstown, MO, a daughter of Lloyd and Carmelita Suter Nichols.
She attended Wyaconda High School where she was active in cheerleading and various sports throughout her school years.
On June 30, 1962, she married Marvin Jennings Morehouse. He preceded her in death on November 21, 1985.
Survivors include: a son, Dennis Morehouse of Perry, MI; a daughter, Lisa (Mrs. Joe) Roberts of Kahoka, MO; special companion, Pooch Ames of Keokuk, IA; four grandchildren: Ashley (Mrs. Chris) Justice of rural Williamstown, MO, and Ryan, Kailey and Jessica Roberts of Kahoka, MO; two sisters, Lucille Lyon and Louise Morehouse, both of Kahoka, MO; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Raymond and Rose Morehouse of Kahoka, MO, Marjorie and Alan Henderson of Gillespie, IL and Betty J. Mohr of Kahoka, MO; as well as nieces, nepehws, cousins and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; an infant brother, Kenneth Eugene Nichols; in-laws: Asa and Lula Pearl Campbell Morehouse; and brothers-in-law: Edwin Lyon, Floyd and Edwin Morehouse and Everett Mohr; and a niece: Tina Morehouse Thomas.
Hazel was baptized into the membership of the Wyaconda Christian Church in 1954 and later attended the First Baptist Church in Wayland. She went to work in June of 1977 for Sheller Globe in Keokuk, retiring from BTR in 2008 where she was a member of the URW, Local 144.
Hazel loved to tend to her flowers, look for new recipes and try them out on her family, and travel with Pooch, especially to Branson. She loved attending any and all of her grandchildren's sporting and fine arts activities. She was their biggest fan. She was also an avid Cardinal baseball fan.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 5, 2011 at 3 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Dan Deatrick officiating. Burial was in Zion Cemetery.
Visitation was held after 10 a.m. Monday with family receiving friends from 1:30 p.m. until time of services.
Memorials were suggested to the Clark County Dollars for Scholars or the Clark County Lady Indians Softball.