Beatrice Jennie Morgan, 83, of Columbia City, went to walk with the Lord Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. Born Nov. 24, 1926 in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of Ralph I. and Mary W. (Bohnke) Parker.
She graduated from Elmhurst High School, Fort Wayne, with the Class of 1944. On Aug. 17, 1974, she married Harold Morgan in Columbia City. A Columbia City resident her entire adult life, she was a homemaker and member of Zion Lutheran Church where she was an active member of the Ladies Aid. Her hobbies included painting, drawing, reading the Bible and she loved the outdoors.
Survivors include her husband, Harold Morgan of Columbia City; 10 children, Kenneth (Jean) Lahrman of Churubusco, Jerry (Barb) Lahrman of Columbia City, Garry (Yvonne) Lahrman of North Carolina, Patricia Becker of Fort Wayne, Danny (Robin) Lahrman of Columbia City, Virginia (Al) Simerman of Fort Wayne, Rev. William (Beth) Lahrman of Michigan, Eileen (Randy) Witzigreuter of Fort Wayne, Michael (Karly) Morgan of Huntington, and Jill (Richard) Springstead of Fort Wayne; five stepchildren, Sue (Al) Davis of Lafeyette, Hal Morgan of Washington, Robert (Nina) Morgan of Lafeyette, Paul (Donna) Morgan of Bluffton and Stanley Morgan of Lafeyette; two sisters, Nadine (Charles) Roach of Montana and Mary (Bob) Metzger of Fort Wayne; one brother, Richard (Marilyn) Parker of Huntertown; 19 grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 13 nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lorene Hill; brother, Ralph Parker; and three grandchildren.
Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. with one hour of calling prior to service Monday at Zion Lutheran Church with Reverend Jerry Nichols of Zion Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow at South Park (Annex) Cemetery, Columbia City.
Memorials may be given in memory of Mrs. Morgan to Zion Lutheran Church Ladies Aid or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.