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Donald T.E. Doc Morthland

January 26, 1916 June 29, 2007
Donald T.E. Doc Morthland
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DONALD T.E. "DOC" MORTHLAND, 91, of Four Seasons Living Center, Morrison, IL, died Friday, June 29, 2007 at Four Seasons Living Center. Doc was born January 26, 1916, in Albany, IL, to Charles and Leona Ruby (Hamm) Morthland. He was educated in the rural Whiteside County grade schools. He married Gertrude "Babe" Geerts on July 23, 1938 in Clinton, IA. She died October 8, 1997. He was employed by the former Northwestern Steel & Wire Company in Sterling, IL, retiring in 1978. He was a member of St. Peter"s Lutheran Church in Morrison. He had served on the board of the Unionville School. Doc enjoyed gardening and playing cards. Survivors include three sons, Donald E. (Ruth) Morthland of Morrison, IL, Allan B. Morthland of Tampico, IL and Douglas Morthland of Morrison, IL; eight grandchildren, Julie (Mrs. Dick) Damhoff, JoAnn (Mrs. Mike) Ottens, Kimberley (Mrs. Dean) Perino, Tim (Krista) Morthland, Jason (Jean) Morthland, Scott Morthland, Tammi Morthland, Todd (Robin) Morthland; eleven great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Babe; one sister, Margaret; one brother, Blair Morthland.

FUNERAL SERVICE WHEN AND WHERE: 2:00 PM Monday " July 2, 2007 at St. Peter"s Lutheran Church " Morrison, ILOFFICIATING CLERGY Rev. Mike Winkelman " Pastor: St. Peter"s Lutheran Church " Morrison, IL VISITATION 5:00 " 7:00 PM Sunday " July 1, 2007 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL

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