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Orlynn Otto Morfitt

Male 1919 - 1970  (50 years)


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  • Name Orlynn Otto Morfitt  [1
    Gender Male 
    Born 11 September 1919  Archer, O’Brien Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Submitter 192 
    Died 31 August 1970  Willmar, Kandiyohi Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 3 September 1970  Pleasant View Cemetery, Hartley, O'Brien Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I22091  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 July 2004 

    Father Ernest Moffitt Morfitt,   b. 28 March 1887, Hospers, Sioux Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 November 1955, Sheldon, O'Brien Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Metta Kathryn Callenius,   b. 9 June 1894, Hospers, Sioux Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 September 1970, Sheldon, O'Brien Co., Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F24728  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Ramsey 
    Married 27 February 1940  Luverne, Rock Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Jerrold James Morfitt
     2. Roxy Jean Morfitt
    Family ID F7205  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "Orlynn O. Morfitt, 50 years, 11 months, and 20 days, Hartley, Iowa---Died August 31, 1970 of an apparent heart attack while on a business trip to Wilmar, Minn. Furneral 11 a.m. Thursday, Septewmber 3, United Methodist Church, Hartley, the Rev. Keith Scott. Burial, Pleasant View Cemetery, Baumgarten Funeral Home of Hartley. Well-known Hartley area farmer. Worked last five years as an regional manager for the Trojan Seed Corn Co. Born the son of Ernest and Metta Callenius Morfitt on September 11, 1919, at archer. Married Mary Ramsey February 27, 1940, at Luverne, MN. Served in the US Army during World War II. He attended the public school at Archer and later furthered his education at the National Business Training School in Sioux City. Member of Beacon Lodge 494, AF&AM; American Legion Post 288; Ccchapter 181, Order of Eastern Star. Survivors; Widow; son Jerry; daughter Roxie; sister, Miss Lorna Morfitt of Washington, D.C. and his mother, Mrs. Meta Morfitt. Pallbearers were Orlin Fahrenkrog, Bernard Petersen, Robert Gable, Dave Eaton, Herb Leth and Ivan Ploeger." [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Original Moffat GEDCOM File, Robert and Frances Moffitt.



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