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Dale W. Morrow

Dale W. Morrow, of Boise, Idaho, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2002, in Boise. He was 90.

Mr. Morrow was born August 30, 1911, in Aspen, Colo., to Harry and Hattie Norton Morrow.

He married Marie Adelle Kissee, of Jetmore, Kan., on March 5, 1938, in Grand Junction, Colo. The couple later purchased a farm in Rifle, Colo., where they raised their five children.



Mr. Morrow was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge, served on the volunteer fire department, was a frequent blood donor, and drove a school bus.

He was always willing to help others, had a remarkable sense of humor, and told wonderful stories of rural life in western Colorado.



He is survived by: wife Marie Morrow, of Boise; brother Loyal N. Morrow, of Grand Junction; sisters Juanita Layne and Neva Johnson, both of Rifle; sons and daughters-in-law Dale F. and Jeannie Morrow, of St. Ignatius, Mont., Loyal L. and Ann Morrow, of Grand Junction, William and Cindy Morrow, of Rifle, and Dennis and Mary Morrow, of Golden Valley, Ariz.; daughter and son-in-law Shannon Stevens-Commers and Steve Commers, of Boise; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. Morrow was also a mentor and father figure to many, including Jayne Primera, the former Jayne Keithley, of Chugiak, Alaska.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, on the family property at 0955 County Road 293 in Rifle. The property is soon to become a community art park.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice, 100 E. Idaho, the Misti Building, Boise, ID 83712.


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