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Ken Morris

March 20, 1944 — October 29, 2016

Ken "Ned" Morris, 72, of West 4th St, died Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospice surrounded by his family. He was born on March 20, 1944 in Duluth, MN to Gerald and Marion (Daley) Morris. Ken was a graduate of Denfeld High School and married Connie Knutson on March 31, 1965 in Granite Falls, MN. He worked for the City of Duluth-Water & Gas Department for over 33 years, retiring as a Meter Shop supervisor. Ken was a member of Elim Lutheran Church. He lived for his family, hunting, fishing and spending time at the cabin on Island Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bob, Phil and Larry; sisters-in-law, Donna and Jackie. He is survived by his wife, Connie; children, Paul (Jan) of Saginaw, MN and Sharon (Mark) McClernan of St. Anthony, MN. a brother, Gordy; sisters-in-law, Jackie and Fern Morris; grandchildren, Andrea (Erik) Napier, Ariel and Laurel Morris, Sam, Cash and Jazz Russell, Evan McClernan; great-grandsons, Bentley and Braylon Napier; special friends, Chris and Barry Findley; many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends. The family thanks Dr. Rich, Dr. Sande and Dr. MacLam; nurses, Karen and Holly L. and Essentia Health St Mary's 6 West and 3 East for their wonderful care and compassion. Memorials preferred to Breast Cancer Research. Camo and white socks apparel are welcome Visitation 10 until the 11 a.m. memorial service Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Elim Lutheran Church. 6101 Cody St. Pastor Jim Hagen officiating.

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