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Deloris Morgan

November 7, 1941 — December 31, 2017

Deloris Morgan

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Deloris R. Morgan, 76 of Monticello, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 in IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.

Born on November 7, 1941 in Pulaski County, Indiana, she was the daughter to the late Thomas Shidler Jr. and May Alene Linback.

On April 7, 1962 in Francesville, Indiana she married Larry Dean Morgan who preceded in death on January 9, 2006.

Deloris was a 1960 graduate of Francesville High School. She worked at Wal-Mart in Monticello, and also in Colorado.

Surviving are three daughters, Tammy L. Abeyta, Monticello; Sandy Sterkel, Prospect Valley, CO; Lorna McMillin, Commerce City, CO; four sisters, Iris Simonin, Lafayette; Maxine Smith, Winamac; Trish (Mark) Dahlenburg, Lafayette; Lorinda (Ed) Grauel, Calimesa, CA; five brothers, Oren Shidler, Knox; Dennis (Judy) Shidler, Royal Center; Fred (Ann) Shidler, Monticello; Frank (Carla) Shidler, Star City; Jake (Karen) Shidler, Logansport; sister in law, Elaine Shidler, Rochester; 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Melody Davenport, three brothers, Thomas Shidler III, Ronald Shidler and Garry Shidler; three sister in laws, Pauline Shidler, Maria Shidler and Rosemary Shidler; and two brother in laws, Chuck Simonin and Robert Smith.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, January 5, 2018 in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Scott officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Burnettsville First Baptist Church, 202 S. Main Street Burnettsville, IN 47926.

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