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Arthur Glenn “Art” Morgan 1926 - 2018

POSTED August 11, 2018 12:25 p.m.
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Arthur Glenn “Art” Morgan 1926 - 2018

HOISINGTON — Arthur Glenn “Art” Morgan, 92, died July 31, 2018, at Locust Grove Village, LaCrosse, Kan. He was born Feb. 10, 1926, in Sheridan County, Kan., the son of John Franklin and Elsie (Quakenbush) Morgan.
On May 12, 1943, he enlisted with the United States Navy. He served during both World War II and the Korean War. Art continued his career with the Navy until June 1, 1964, retiring after 20 years as a MCPO. He then went to college and later received his master’s degree. He was one of the founding teachers of Barton County Community College, teaching for 13 years, and retiring in 1982. Arthur returned to his farming roots in 1972 when he and Mary purchased a farm in rural Hoisington. After retirement from BCCC until shortly before his death, he was able to pursue his love for the Kansas prairie and cattle ranching. Art was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association.
On Dec. 27, 1947, he married Mary Theresa Rahall in Mansfield, Ohio.
Survivors include, his wife of 70 years, Mary Morgan; three children, Ann Eulert and husband Bud of Hays, Hope Krug and husband David of Topeka, and Scott Morgan of Great Bend; three grandchildren, Heather McGlocklin of Wichita, Bobbi Hase of Kansas City, and Austin Krug of Overland Park. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Glenn Morgan; and nine siblings.
Family will greet friends from 3 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in Olivet Cemetery. Friends may sign the book now until Saturday, there will be no viewing as cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Hays Med or Alzheimer’s Association in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS 67544
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Aug. 12, 2018


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