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Alfred Morrow

April 1, 2017

 

 

 

Life Sketch for Alfred L. Morrow

 

Alfred (Alfie) Morrow died on Saturday, April 1st at his home in Newton, Kansas.

 

Alfred was born on October 23, 1936 in Mattoon, Illinois to Roy and Annetta (Walker) Morrow. He was one of ten children.

 

He married Judith Mitchell on July 9, 1961 in Mattoon, Illinois.  She survives of the home.

 

Alfred retired after 50 years of driving a truck.  He worked for many different firms and retired from Richey Construction Company. He was an avid sports fan with great love for the Kansas City Chiefs, University of Alabama football and Illinois Basketball. He enjoyed watching Westerns and playing Scratch Tickets.

He was a big believer in God and deeply loved his grandchildren.

 

He is survived by his wife: Judith; children: Ronald, Thomas, Timothy, Annetta Morrow, Jennifer Trujillo, Rebecca Coravil; 29 grandchildren, and 29 great grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by: his parents: Roy and Annetta Morrow; son: Samuel Morrow; a great granddaughter and nine brothers and sisters.

 

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 4th at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton. There is no public visitation.  A memorial has been set up for:

Good Shepherd Hospice of Newton, 301 N. Main Street #30, Newton, Kansas 67114. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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7 thoughts on “Alfred Morrow

  1. Sorry Tim, its always hard to lose a parent. Hope everyone is doing ok.
    Love and Prayers, Betty

  2. I love you and I miss you so much, grandpa. I’m sorry I wasn’t there more and maybe it’s better I wasn’t. I don’t think I could have handled seeing you in so much pain. Thank you for always being there for me and making me feel important and loved. I never had my dad around but you were always right there. Thank you for being the dad I never had. I wish I could have given you and grandma the world. I hope I didn’t make life too hard for you. I refuse to say goodbye because I have to believe I will see you again or I can’t survive this. I wish I could hug you just one more time. It kills me that I didn’t get to say what I wanted before you left us. I feel so guilty for not doing more. You deserved so much more than this life gave you but I know God is taking good care of you now and I can at least rest knowing you’re safe in his arms. Until we meet again….I love you so much!

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