Lorraine T Morgan

Born: Monday, May 13, 1918
Passed: Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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Lorraine T. Morgan, 99, of Rockford, passed away on Tuesday, January 09, 2018 at Presence Saint Anne Center. Born on May 13, 1918, in Tyndall, South Dakota, the daughter of Christ and Leah (Rueb) Bitterman. She married Thomas H. Morgan on July 8, 1942, in Halethorpe, Maryland. He predeceased her on December 30, 1983. Lorraine worked as a manager in the fashion department of Sears for 27 years and also was a volunteer interpreter at Midway Village for more than 24 years. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church.
Survived by her daughters, Roxanne (Rod) Leezer of Rockford and Cindy (Tony) Flickinger of Belvidere; grandchildren, Thomas (Debra) Morgan of VA, Deborah (Roy Lee) Jenkins of VA, Tiffany (J.B.) Howell of Rockton, IL, Josh (Angela) Flickinger of Clinton, Wisc., and Erica Leezer of Chicago, IL; nine great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Karen Bitterman of Las Vegas; and several nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by son, Thomas Morgan; brother, Ken Bitterman; and sister, Delores McDonell.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural St. Rockford, with Reverend Jeff Fricke officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the church. Burial at Scandinavian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Midway Village in memory of Lorraine, 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107.

Condolences & Shared Memories (13)

  1. Denise Wessman

    Lorraine was just a wonderful human being...she was always so sweet and had such a great sense of humor... we so very much enjoyed her at The Grand! She had an incredible family that inherited all the good that she was. Deepest sympathy Roxeanne and Cindy🙏ðŸ'ž

  2. Carol. Lindstrom

    I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. She was such a lovely lady and I loved watching her work in her yard each summer. We held many chats over the back fence. Jerry shared many stories of Tom and him in their teen years at their home. I'm so glad I was able to see her not that long ago at St. Anne's. Keeping your family in my prayers.

  3. John & Charlotte Hawke

    We first met Lorraine at Midway Village and we were very impressed with her knowledge and even more so with her energy. She was a wonderful woman who enjoyed life and family. She lived a rich life and her enthusiasm and energy were contagious. We will miss her.

  4. Debby Felty

    I got to know Lorraine when she lived at Grand Victorian , in an apartment down the hall from my mom- Jeanne Levine . I always made sure to see her & say hi when I was in town from Florida . She was always smiling .

  5. Liz Beale

    It was a pleasure to have Lorraine in our P A breakfast group. Thanks for bringing her. She was a lovely lady.

  6. Kris York

    I love Ken's story about going to the store every day to look at the bike he wanted so badly. And how devastated he was when he discovered it was gone, only to find that Lorraine had bought it for him! What a great big sister! I imagine there's been a great reunion in heaven! Sending my love and sympathy.

  7. Lou Howell

    She was a great and impacting grandmother and great-grandmother. I know Tiffany and her family will miss hear dearly!

  8. Mary and Larry Frank

    She was an awesome and beautiful lady inside and out. A wonderful neighbor. Totally enjoyed talking to her and listening to her talk about her family. It did not matter if she was having a bad day she would always smile. She will be missed and was loved by many. I will miss seeing her .

  9. Lorraine McDonnell

    The thing I remember most about Aunt Lorraine is how much my mom loved her sister. I am proud to be named after her. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Rod Leezer

    She was always a class act. Best Grandma & mother their was. She will be missed. Love!

  11. Butch Taylor

    Cindy and Tony so sorry to hear of your loss

  12. Steve and Ellen Flickinger

    Sorry for you loss.

  13. Ron and Judy Meyer

    Holding you close in our thoughts and prayers.

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