In Memory of

Deborah Ann Morrow

March 9, 1957 - April 18, 2020
From: Sutherland, IA

Deborah Ann Morrow, the daughter of James and Kathleen (Peck) Letts was born on March 9, 1957 in Inglewood, CA. Her childhood years were spent in Cherokee, IA where she attended school and graduated from Washington High School in 1975.

 On November 18, 1977, Deborah was united in marriage to Donald “Ike” Morrow. She worked at K- Products in Marcus for 20 years. She then worked as an activity director for a nursing home and most recently had been the activity director at the Garden’s in Cherokee until her retirement due to health issues. Deborah enjoyed working with others and always had a smile on her face. She loved assisting the residents at the care centers. In her free time, she enjoyed collecting dolls and Barbie’s. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.

 On April 18, 2020, Debora passed away at Mercy One in Sioux City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ike Morrow; her father, Jim Letts; grandparents; several aunts and uncles; and in-laws, Frankie (Donna) Morrow.

 She will lovingly be remembered by her mother, Kathleen Letts of Cherokee, IA; one sister, Barbara (Donald) Cooper of Cherokee, IA; niece, Amy (Chuck) Tilton of Sioux Falls, SD; uncle, Bob (Kathy) Peck of Storm Lake, IA; special friend, Dan Hale of Sutherland, IA; sisters-in-law, Cindy Strahmann and Bonnie Morrow-Lambert of Larrabee, IA; Frank Morrow of Cherokee, IA; and several nieces and nephews; other relatives; and friends.

A come and go celebration of life and luncheon for Deborah will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021, from 11:00-2:00 p.m. at the upper level of the Cherokee Community Center.
Oak Hill Cemetery
Cherokee, Iowa


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 1:14 PM
“So sorry to hear of you loss. Deb was a classmate who I got to know again during the time my mom lived at the Gardens. Deb was so kind and happy, lifting the spirits of all the residents. Thank you Deb. Rest In Peace.”
- Barb (French) and John Bottger
Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 1:14 PM
“Our Sympathy to all of Debbie’s family. She was a sweet lady with a big heart! I have good memories of her and Ike (my cousin) together. She was so good to him! May God give you healing peace!”
- Teresa Peters
Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10:25 AM
“Aunt Deb we love you dearly and will be missed.I will always remember how good you and Ike were to the kids”
- Melissa Eberly
Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10:25 AM
“I'm so very very sorry about Deb. She so had a beautiful soul and big heart. Even though I haven't talked to Deb for many years she will always be my friend. She is such a blessing. Many hugs and prayers for all. ”
- Billie Nehring
Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10:25 AM
“was so surprised to hear this sad news in this time of sad news for many. kathy and barb, our thoughts are with you. ”
- phillip and sharon reinert
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 2:12 PM
“Barb, I am so sorry to hear about your sister. God's Blessings to you and your Mom.”
- Kris Meins
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 9:20 AM
“Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are for all of you.”
- Jorge and Leigh Ann Tello
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 9:20 AM
“My deepest sympathy to Debbie’s family. I enjoyed getting to know Debbie and work with her at the Gardens. The residents adored her. I will miss seeing her kind smile. Rest In Peace Debbie. 🕊”
- Stacy Bezoni
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