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Steven D. Morris

Published: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Steven D. Morris

LOVES PARK – Steven David Morris, 52, of Loves Park, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at his home. He was a manager for Dupont Mutual Insurance Co. in Marion, Wis.

Steven was born Aug. 28, 1961, in Dixon, the son of David Ralph and Margery (Baylor) Morris. He married Jean Meier on Aug. 21, 1982, in Franklin Grove. He was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Lee Center.

Steve was a 32nd Degree Mason and Past Master of the Lee Center Masonic Lodge, along with many other Masonic organizations in northern Illinois and Wisconsin. Steve selflessly gave of his time and talents as he served on the Illinois Board of Directors, as well as numerous committees for the Illinois and Wisconsin Mutual Insurance Associations and the National Association.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Morris of Loves Park; one son, Jason Morris of Roscoe; one daughter, Kayla Morris of Loves Park; one brother, Rick (Kim) Morris of Knoxville; two sisters, Marilyn (Kurt) Kemmerer of Sublette and Andrea (Philip) Fiumefreddo of Peru; one granddaughter, Haylee Skye Morris-Lopez; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m., with family present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday, immediately after a Masonic service, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Lee Center with the Rev. Jack Briggs, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Woodside Cemetery in Lee Center.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

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