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“I will miss you much. You were a hard working man. Rest now. Fireman Doug Brammer ”
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“A mutual friend told me of Larry's passng and my prayers have been with all of you, though I never knew you and only knew Larry for a while when we...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Nelani Nettrour - Eagle River, WI

“When someone you loves becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure. May that wonderful treasure fill your heart with love and bring you a...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Princess Danielle - Snellville, GA

“So Sorry. My Sympathies. There are so many wonderful memories from years gone past. He was such a devoted friend, hard worker and every day...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Cathe Jacks Gucciardo - Ely, MN

“Joy and family,We were so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.Debbie,Peter,Matthew,Katie and Rachel ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Deborah Morocco - Bloomingdale, IL

“Joy and family,We were so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Debbie,Peter,Matthew,Katie and Rachel ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Deborah Morocco - Bloomingdale, IL

“Dear Joy, Kelsey, Mack and Justean,I know it is hard for the family and I'm sending my prayers to you. I regret i can't make it to the services but...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Elizabeth Castro - Mundelein, IL

“We at Amperage were very saddened to hear of Larry's passing. He will be missed by all. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Amperage Electric - Roselle, IL


Larry Morgan, loving husband, father, and friend, died August 14, 2017 at the age of 62 from an aggressive cancer growth that initiated from the prostate.

Larry was born December 16, 1954 in Chicago IL. He spent his youth growing up on Keeler and Melvina, sharing a 2-flat with his grandfather, great Aunt, parents, and 4 siblings in one flat. His Uncle, Aunt, and cousins shared the other flat. He graduated from Taft High School 1973, and went to Coyne College for education in Electrical work. His professional experience began in commercial and residential construction. He later became a Locomotive Electrician for the Chicago Northwestern railroad. After The Union Pacific acquired Chicago Northwestern, Larry opted out to go back to his own Electrical Contracting business. He continued to run this business until 2 weeks prior to his death.

Before anything else, Larry was a family man and also enjoyed helping those in need. He is survived by his 3 children, Justean, Mackenzie, Kelsey, and wife Joy Morgan. He was frequently active in his children's lives by taking on several roles as a Church Elder, Sunday School teacher, Cub Scout Master, Boy Scout Assistant Master, Venture Crew Advisor, and CERT participant.

Larry had many ambitions and ideas. His curiosity of the world led him to many adventures. He enjoyed traveling, especially to Alaska and Michigan. Some of his favorite pastimes included gold panning, horseback riding, fishing, and developing various projects. In his final years, he began building a 26-foot boat that he left with the shell built, fiber glassed, and partially painted. He was in the editing phase of a science fiction novel about Space Marines.

Please join us in celebrating his passing, August 18, 2017 at The Oaks Funeral Home at 3PM-9PM. The Funeral service is the following day August 19, 2017, at The Lutheran Church of Saint Luke beginning with a lie in state at 10 AM followed by an 11 AM funeral service. Interment will be at the St Luke Lutheran Cemetery.

The Oaks Funeral Home, 1201 E Irving Park Rd. Itasca IL, 60143
Lutheran Church of Saint Luke 410 S. Rush St. Itasca IL, 60143
St. Luke Lutheran Cemetery 1401 Nordic Rd. Itasca IL, 60143

Larry loved life and the people that were fortunate enough to spend time with him. He will be sorely missed, and an anticipated reunion awaits the rest of us to join him in Heaven.

Funeral Home
Schielka Addison Street Funeral Home
7710 West Addison Street Chicago, IL 60634
Tel. (773) 625-3444

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