Eddie Morris, 1942-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Eddie J. Morris, 75, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018.  

Eddie was born September 9, 1942, in Vincennes, Indiana, to Charles Anthony and Nettie Mae (Pearce) Morris.

Eddie retired from New York Blower on March 26, 2004, after 29 years of service.  He had previously worked for Windbrow RV and Mobile Home Roofing in Michigan City, Indiana, and on the family farm as a youth. Eddie was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in LaPorte and the church’s ushers club, and was an avid Cubs, Bulls and Bears fan. He was a ping pong champion at the Michigan City YMCA in his younger days.

On November 22, 1980, Eddie married Dorothea Kellogg, who survives.  Also surviving with his wife of 37 years are his daughter, Beth (John) Levendowski of LaPorte; son, Jim (Shantel) Morris of Indianapolis; four grandchildren, Thomas, Alyssa, Dylan and Kyla; and a sister, Wanda Mae Hunt of Dugger, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Charles William Morris, Edward Lee Morris, Joyce Virginia Hulen, Robert Wayne Morris, and Thelma Jean Sterling. 

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, February 15, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, where a Parish Rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, February 16, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, LaPorte. Family and friends may gather at 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice. 

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.esslingfuneralhome.com.

2 Responses to “Eddie Morris, 1942-2018”

  1. Jim & Cheri Stahl

    Feb 13. 2018

    we will miss you Eddie, you were a great neighbor, Dot our prayers are with you, he was a real friend

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  2. Anita M. Way

    Feb 13. 2018

    Another bright spot has reached the goal into the Church Triumphant. A fun-loving man who worked hard and laughed harder. He made days fun.

    With deepest sympathy . . .

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