Obit: Morrow, Robert G. (1927 - 1997)
Surnames: Morrow, Krueger, Eggett, Brockopp, Kober, Jonas, Feucht, Ives, Metzgar
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) May 1997
Morrow, Robert G. (21 Feb. 1927 - 26 May 1997)
Robert G. Morrow, 70, of 314 W. Ives St. died at 2:45 p.m. May 26, 1997, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Hospice Care Unit (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) . He had been admitted to the hospital on April 12.
Private memorial services will be held on Thursday at Rembs/Kundinger Chapel. The Rev. Mark A. Krueger, pastor of Christ Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in West Spencer Cemetery in the town of Sherman, Clark County.
There is no visitation. Rembs/Kundinger Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
He was born Feb. 21, 1927, in Fond du Lac to Merton and Esther (Eggett) Morrow. He married Mabel E. Brockopp.
As a child he moved to central Wisconsin with his parents. After his education in Spencer Elementary School and graduating from Spencer High School, he entered the military service with the U.S. Army. He served during World War II in Naples, Italy.
Following his honorable discharge, he joined the production department of the Marshfield News-Herald fulfilling various duties. He retired in January 1989 as the News-Herald’s production manager, after 42 years with the firm. He continued to reside in Marshfield.
Mr. Morrow was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and was an avid ham radio operator. He was also a member and former officer of the Marshfield Area Amateur Radio Society. Bob enjoyed and had a special interest in stained glass art work.
He is survived by his wife, Mabel Morrow, his daughter, Gwen (Peter) Kober of Campbellsport, two granddaughters, Debbie Kober and her friend, Adam Jonas, and Angie (Dom) Feucht; two grandsons, John Kober and Tom Kober, two great-grandchildren, Brandon Feucht and Elizabeth Feucht, his sister. Lorraine Ives of Denver, Colo., and his brother, James (Carol) Morrow of Loyal.
Preceding him in death were his daughter, Linda, on Aug. 4, 1951, his parents, one brother, Merton "Pete" Morrow, and a sister, Myrtle Metzgar.
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