James S. Morrow

James Souhan Morrow passed away peacefully at Longview Nursing Home on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the age of 89. James was born November 20, 1927 in Mondamin, Iowa to Frank and Mary (Souhan) Morrow. As a young man James served in the Army, particularly enjoying his time working at the Pentagon. On his return, he married Mary Lou (Mead) Morrow and remained happily married for 63 years. They had 5 children. He spent his life working for the Iowa State Tax Commission and the US Postal Service but his true vocation was farming. He farmed his home ground until he was 77 years old.

Preceded in death by: his parents, a sister Margaret Blomgren and a brother Francis Morrow.

He is survived by: His wife Mary Lou Morrow of Mondamin, IA; Children: James (Kathy) Morrow, Jr of Omaha, NE; Janet (Marty) O’Connell of Cedar Falls, IA; Alan (Janet) Morrow of Folsom, CA; Susan (Scott) Bonham of Logan, IA; John (Carla) Morrow of Shenandoah, IA; Grandchildren: Amy Morrow, Kevin (Caitlin) Morrow, Alex Morrow, Michael O’Connell, Daniel O’Connell, David O’Connell, Katrina (Michael Hebert) Morrow, Katherine Morrow, Jeffery Morrow, James Michael Morrow, Kimberly Morrow, Sara (Andrew) Lafferty, Steven Bonham; Great-Grandchildren: Brenna O’Connell, Ronin O’Connell, Anistyn O’Connell, Lillian Lafferty, Brother-in-law Carl Blomgren

Visitation will be Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.




In Loving Memory Of

James S. Morrow




November 20, 1927                            Mondamin, Iowa


Entered Into Rest

April 19, 2017                            Missouri Valley, Iowa



Funeral Service

3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hennessey Funeral Home

Missouri Valley, Iowa


Officiating                                   Pastor Larry Green




Final Resting Place

(Private Family)





Military Honors will be conducted by VFW Post 6256 and O’Hara Seeley Post





  • Barbara (Hoff) Liewer Posted April 22, 2017 9:34 am

    Thinking of you at this time. Condolences and prayers go out to you all.

  • Sandra Farias Posted April 23, 2017 9:38 am

    Jim and Morrow family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. With my deepest sympathy, Sandra.

  • Belinda Hall Posted April 24, 2017 11:59 am

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

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