Fred C. Morgan Sr.

Posted: Tuesday, July 08, 2003

Juneau resident Fred C. Morgan Sr., 90, Neechg a Raven from the Takdeintaan Clan, died June 2, 2003, at Bartlett Regional Hospital.

A combination memorial and funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the ANB Hall downtown.

He was born on Oct. 7, 1912, at Icy Strait Cannery near Hoonah. He is a lifetime member of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Carpenters Union Local 2247. He graduated from Petersburg High and attended Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka.

In 1939, he moved to Juneau, and the following year he worked for AJ Mines where he was a pile driver. He worked for Randall & Company for nine years and helped build all the homes on Behrends Avenue.

He and his wife, Margaret, married on Oct. 28, 1950.

In 1970, he worked for Triplette & Truncano Construction Company, helping build Juneau's first high-rise, the Marine View Apartments. He also helped build other structures in Juneau, such as the State of Alaska Building. He worked as a CPA tax accountant in his own business, Northland Tax Services.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jennie Manten and Sam Morgan; and children, Wayne, Karen and David Morgan.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret C. Morgan; children, Barbara Ann Charles, Fred Morgan Jr. and Carol Joan Morgan; grandchildren, Ole P. (Kimberly) Olsen Jr., Margaret Colleen Olsen, Anna Jolleen White, Lily E. White, Joe White Jr., Ben Quick Jr., Kevin Quick, Peter Quick, Eleanor Morgan; and great-grandchildren, Kiersten Farnsworth, Douglas Farnsworth, Ashley Olsen, Katrinia Giles, Crystal Giles and Nicholas Hughes.

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