Mass of Christian Burial for Letha A. Morgison, 89, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Letha was born April 18, 1927 in Broughton, KS the daughter of Ernest and Ellen (Swenson) Berrier.
She has lived in Lawrence since 1959.
She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Daughters of Isabella where she volunteered her time to LINK and KU concessions at football and basketball games. She enjoyed the KU Jayhawks and crafts.
She began working for Hallmark Cards when it opened in 1959 and worked there for 12 years.
She married LeRoy Edward Morgison December 23, 1946 in Clay Center, KS. He preceded her in death April 14, 2006.
Survivors include three daughters, Cheryl (Glen) Bures, Richmond, KS, Linda (Floyd) Rettig, Hanover, KS, Sandra “Sandy” (Stephen) Hart, Emporia, KS; three sons, Daryl (Dee) Morgison, Baldwin City, Michael “Mike” (Gaylene) Morgison, Oskaloosa KS, Joseph “Joe” (Ronda) Morgison, Lawrence; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her two brothers; and son-in-law, Jerry Coufal.
A Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. followed by a visitation until 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 10th at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorials may be made in her name to Daughters of Isabella, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, or Douglas County Hospice and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.