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Mrs. Lorraine S. (Stromquist) Morgan

April 28, 1932 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 89)


Mrs. Lorraine S. Morgan, 89, of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at 12:24 pm, Monday September 13, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family.

Lorraine was born on April 28, 1932, in Rock Island, Illinois, the daughter of Albert and Eva Stromquist.

She graduated from Galesburg Senior High School in 1950 and then attended Brown’s Business College. She married in 1953 at the United Methodist Church and is survived by her husband, Bill Morgan. For 68 years they did everything as a team – they were true partners in every sense of the word.  

Lorraine is also survived by her loving children to whom she devoted her life and was very proud: Craig (Melissa) Morgan of Lisle, Illinois, Cary (Denice) Morgan of Fort Mill, South Carolina, Curt (Teresa) Morgan of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Candy Dailey of Galesburg. Lorraine was dearly loved by her 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Diefendorf and her brother, James Stromquist.

In addition to raising her family she spent 20 years working with Bill at Lake Lawn Swim and Tennis Club every summer where she made many lifelong friends.

Friends and family are invited to attend visitation from 4:00-6:00 pm Friday, September 17, 2021, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. Her immediate family will not be present for visitation. Private family graveside services will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Lorraine’s honor to the Knox County Humane Society. Online condolences and/or expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.h-p-w.com.




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September 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Inc.
1070 West Fremont St.
Galesburg, IL 61401

Private family graveside service

Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens
2040 US Highway 150 North
Galesburg, IL 61401

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