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John T. Morrow

Apr 22, 2013

John T. Morrow, of Fontana, Calif., formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Feb. 24, 2013, in Fontana, Calif.

At his request, his body was cremated. The Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel of Mt. Pleasant assisted the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be directed www.olsonpowell.com.

Born May 28, 1932, in Mt. Pleasant, he was the son of Frank Thomas and Kathleen (Trunk) Morrow. He was a 1950 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. On Jan. 12, 1959, he married Patricia Kay Shafer in New London, Mo.

He was a steel worker and was employed at Kaiser Steel in Fontana for 25 years. He later was employed as a custodian for the Fontana School District for 10 years, from which he retired.

He was a member and usher of St. George Church in Fontana, Calif. He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War Posts.

He is survived by his wife of Fontana, Calif.; three daughters, Shelley S. Rentas and Theresa A. (John) Guthrie, both of Fontana, Calif., Rhonda (Robert) Holman of Mt. Pleasant; one son, Sean Thomas Morrow of Fontana, Calif.; and a sister, Kay Morrow of Rowland Heights, Calif.; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two grandchildren.

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