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Lester H. Morris

April 12, 1927 ~ December 11, 2017 (age 90)


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  Lester H. Morris, 90, of Streator passed away Monday (December 11, 2017) at his home.

  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 PM Tuesday December 19, 2017 at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Streator with Rev. Ray Guthrie, officiating.

  Visitation will be from 11:30-1:00 PM Tuesday at St. Michael the Archangel Church. The Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator is in charge of arrangements.

  Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Full military rites will be accorded by members of American Legion Post # 214 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 1492.

  Pallbearers will be family and friends.

  Mr. Morris was born April 12, 1927 in Streator, the son of Harry and Margaret (Jungen) Morris. He married Barbara Bernhard at St. Anthony Church, January 17, 1953. She survives.

  Lester had been employed at the US Post Office and was also a custodian at St. Anthony School, prior to his retirement. He was a member of the former St. Anthony Church and currently a member of Michael the Archangel Church and Msgr. George A. Dzuryo Knights of Columbus Council # 790, Streator.

  He is survived by his wife Barbara, one son Kevin Morris, Streator, along with 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, Mary Ann Morris and one brother James Morris.

  Memorials may be made to St. Michael the Archangel School.

  Condolences may be left for the family at www.solontelford.com

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