Rowena Morgan

Rowena Floy Morgan, age 97, of Scranton, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022 at Thomas Rest Haven in Coon Rapids.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the United Methodist Church in Scranton with Rev. Joyce Webb officiating. Organist will be Cheryl Nailor and Chad Stevens is soloist. Casket bearers will be Rowena’s grandchildren: Matthew Kunce, Mark Kunce, Andrew Hupp, Katie Fenlason, Stefanie Stevens, Melissa Metzger, and Jackie Henke. Honorary casket bearers will be the Heartfelt Quilters of Scranton. Burial will be in the Scranton Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Scranton. The casket will be moved to the United Methodist Church at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday where visitation will resume until 10:15 a.m. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Scranton and online condolences may be left for the family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com

Rowena was born on March 4, 1925 in Bagley, and she was the daughter of Elton E. and Loretta Marie (Dawson) Underwood. She grew up in Greene County and graduated from Churdan High School in 1942. She attended Dakota Wesleyan  Nursing School in Mitchell, SD, where she became a Registered Nurse. Rowena was married to Arlet Morgan on June 8, 1945 in Churdan. The couple lived in Adaza, Churdan, and Greenbrier before moving to Scranton. Rowena worked as a Registered Nurse at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson for over 35 years in the Obstetrics Department. She enjoyed quilting, china painting, fishing, and spending time with her family.

Rowena is survived by her three daughters and their families: Sylvia Kunce (Marv) of Jefferson, Jennifer Hupp of Jefferson, and Rebecca “Becky” Ausen (Dave) of Alden, MN; seven grandchildren: Matthew Kunce (Deb), Mark Kunce (Stacey), Andrew Hupp (Megan), Katie Fenlason (Dave), Stefanie Stevens (Matt), Melissa Metzger (Tom), and Jackie Henke (Jeremy); eleven great-grandchildren: Morgan, Logan, Colton, Charlie, Jack, Morgan, Marcus, Eric, Emmitt, Sadie Grace, and Nora June; and several nieces and nephews.

Rowena was preceded in death by her parents Elton and Loretta Marie; her father and mother and father-in-law N.J. and Lana Morgan; a sister Genevieve Mason (Don), a brother Boyd Underwood (Ralphine), a granddaughter Jill Hupp; a son-in-law Tom Hupp; and her husband Arlet Morgan 2011.

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