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Everett "Bud" Morgan

Everett "Bud" Morgan died on August 5, 2012.

Services Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault
  Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.
Visitation The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Wednesday at 3 to 8 p.m.
  and at the church on Thursday for one hour prior to the service.

Everett W. "Bud" Morgan, age 82, of Faribault, died on Sunday, August 5, 2012 at his daughter Judy's home surrounded by his loving family.

Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Dr. Armand Boehme, officiating. Interment will be held at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault with military rites provided by the Central Veterans Association.

Visitation will be held at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 from 3 to 8 p.m. and also in the church for one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Everett William, the son of John and Mary (Ost) Morgan was born on September 27, 1929 in Morristown. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Bud married LaVonne Mensing on October 27, 1953 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault. He was employed by Faribo Farm and Home for 43 plus years. He also farmed and raised a variety of livestock for many years in the Walcott Township area; Bud also enjoyed driving his tractors in local parades, loved a great game of cards and dancing. He was a member of the American Legion Post #149 Morristown, Fraternal Order of Eagle's Club of Faribault and Veteran's of Foreign War Club of Faribault.

He is survived by his wife, LaVonne of 58 years; three daughters, Debra (and Lowell) Melchert, Judy (and Louis "Skip") Waterstraat, and Roxanne Reed (special friend Rob Rea) all of Faribault; seven grandchildren, Scott (and Morgan) Melchert, Stacy (and Tom) Bendzick, Ryan Melchert, Dr. Morgan Waterstraat, Lance Waterstraat, Amanda Waterstraat (and special friend, Chris Tousignant) and Kali (and Tim) Babcock; four great grandchildren, Jackson and Mckenzie Melchert, Hunter and Noah Babcock; and former son in law, Mike Reed of Faribault.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Danielle Morgan; seven siblings, Ann Ness, Helen Kruger, Joseph Morgan, Margaret Meyer, John "Ed" Morgan, Robert Morgan and Donald Morgan.


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Name: Owatonna Groundsmasters /Bruce Bj and Jake Busho
Date: Thursday August 09, 2012


Lance, All of your co-workers send you and your family our sympathy in the loss of your grandfather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today...

Name: Dianne Talley
Email: diannetalley@charter.net
Date: Tuesday August 07, 2012


Lavonne and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Bill always enjoyed kidding around with Bud when he went to farm and home. It is really hard for all of us left behind, but we will always have them in our heart. May God comfort you. Dianne

Name: Sharon Louise Mensing-Aragon
Email: aragonfamilia2@hotmail.com
Date: Tuesday August 07, 2012


For my Family in Minnesota. We are sharing in our hearts and minds the loss of Bud in the Family. He will always be remembered for his special character and fun loving self. Remembered but never replaced.... Sorry to have your hearts hurting so much at this time and that you know he is in a better, wonderful place, with God our Savior. Love and our sympathies to you all. (Sharon Louise Mensing) Ignacio Aragon, Shari Aragon and Armando Aragon

Name: Gina and John Schulz and Family
Email: ginago3@hotmail.com
Date: Monday August 06, 2012


Lavonne. We love you dearly. Sorry to hear about Bud. If you need anything we are here for your family. Grandma "Lavonne Koutavas also wishes to let you know she is saddened by this loss and loves you as a life long friend of hers.

Name: Jeanne Langeslag
Date: Monday August 06, 2012


Dear LaVonne & Family, Please accept my sincere sympathy...Bud touched many lives in all his years as a farmer and employee of Farm & Home. He will be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Jeanne Langeslag

Name: John & Arlette (Mensing) Hogan
Email: jonlet9394@sbcglobal.net
Date: Sunday August 05, 2012


My dear family: We are sending our deepest sympathy & love to all of Bud's family......& almost our family as we have had some of the best years any cousins could have during all the years we have always been together......Our Dads & Mensing family's have always been close family's & concerns for each & everyone of us....Since we left Minnesota & moved to California it has been harder to be separated but we enjoyed all the times spent together thru the years when we could have company or got back to Minnesota for all of the reunions...weddings or parties that it was nice to be able thru the years....Our love & memories will always be special to all of us.......Bud & I started out at Burr Oak Country School and we always had so many skit's & play's & baseball chalenges --- Christmas programs that many of the Morgan kid's & Mensing's had the best of education & intermingling with other country school's.......& time marches on.......I had the privilege to be Lavone & Bud's Maid of Honor when they were married...So many wonderful times spent together..........here & there...We always had to stop & see if Bud was at Farm & Home & then to see if Lavone was making her good rib's or a special egg salad sandwich to get something to eat.........way back at the Modern Inn before the bowling alley........so time marches on and health cuts in to our lives......but we continue to worry about each other & then the day to get a call that Bud was called Home to his loving Savior & no more suffering & only rejoicying to be home & watching over all of us untill we meet again someday...... John & Arlette Hogan