Gerald MORRIS

MORRIS Gerald Lorne Morris passed away after a courageous battle with C.O.P.D with his family by his side on February 7, 2008 at the age of 79 in the Cypress Hills Regional Hospital, Swift Current SK. The funeral was held on February 11, 2008 at 2:00 PM at the First United, in Swift Current SK. with Reverend John Barker and Reverend Jack Oglesby officiating. Interment to be held at Memory Gardens at a later date. The organist was Marilyn King. Eulogist was Garnet Morris. Michelle Beres gave a reading. Piano soloist was Bronson Beres. The honorary pallbearers were all his grandchildren and great grandson. Gerald is survived by his wife Elaine, children Jean (Les) Holland of Yorkton, Garnet (Carol) Morris of Saskatoon, Cindy (Brian) Lee of Swift Current, and Michelle (Keith) Beres of Alliance, Ab. Grand children Neil Holland, Trent Holland, Kim Mellenoff (Chris) and family. Carla (Chad) Morris, Donnelly Morris (Cory), Ricki LaRue (Mike), Sheldon lee (Stef), Lacy Lee (Dan), Kendra lee, Codie Beres, Bronson Beres, Ben Morris, Jessie Morris, and Katie Morris. Several nieces and nephews, sister- in-law Mary Morris, Josie Kizlyk and Shirley Harrison. Gerald was predeceased by his father Chester, Mother Clara, brothers Victor and Bill, Grandson Rockford Morris, son Mark Morris, daughter Rhondalyn Morris. Mother and Father- In-law George and Gretta Ruttle. Gerald was born in Brandon Manitoba July 4th 1928. Gerry graduated in 1946 then went to Chiropractics College. He married Elaine Ruttle on September 4th 1953. He worked for the CPR in many towns in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Due to downsizing of the CPR. he started as Manager of Tompkins Credit Union. From there, he moved to a larger branch in Cabri Saskatchewan. After his days with the Credit Union, Gerry and Elaine owned and operated the Kelliher Hotel, then they purchased the Wilcox Motor Inn, from there he also worked at the Notre Dame College. Gerry was a member of the United Church, Lions Club, Optimist Club, the Chamber of Commerce and the First United Church Choir. Gerry was very active in delivering services to various senior citizens homes. Gerry enjoyed singing, playing piano, baking, reading and spending time with family and friends. He loved his special times together with family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Church or choir or to the donor's choice. Warren's Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements. For further information, call 306-773-8831 or 1-800-267-6606 or visit our website at: www.warrensfuneralhome.com. Express your sympathy to family members in our book of condolences


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