September 28, 1930 - August 30, 2012
Matthew Howard Morrison of Cadillac went to be with his Lord Thursday, August 30, 2012 at his home. He was 81. He was born on September 28, 1930 in Detroit to George C. & Clara H. (Brown) Morrison and they preceded him in death. Matthew worked at Detroit Transmission Division when it burned in 1954. He also enjoyed working at Awrey Bakery maintaining their trucking fleet. In 1972 he bought a home in Highland Township where he lived for 33 years until moving to Cadillac. Matthew had been employed as a mechanic for Montgomery Wards, Leo Dunbar, and then was hired by Ebels in Falmouth and they sent him to school for appliance repair and he spent the next 14 years, singing to everyone. He was a member of Highland Christian Reformed Church where he taught Sunday School, helped with cadets, was an elder and deacon. He loved Highland dearly. On March 7, 1953 in Dearborn, Michigan he married the former Betty May Putman and she survives him along with their children: Anthony E. Morrison (Jennifer Irwin) of Spring Valley, California and Joyce R. (John) Taylor of Cadillac; 3 grandchildren: John M. (Amanda) Taylor, Joshua N. Taylor and Erin M. (Curtis) Lizotte; 3 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Ralph F. Morrison of Manistee, Anne Hilbert of California, John (Kay) Morrison of California and Mary Lou London of South Dakota; sister-in-law, Ruby Morrison of Commerce, MI; many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 3 sisters: Ruth Brown Morrison, George C. Morrison, Ellen â€œNellâ€ Barnaby, James B. Morrison, and Margaret L. Blackburn. Memorial services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, September 1, 2012 at the Highland Christian Reformed Church with Reverend Keith Mannes officiating. Friends may meet the family prior to the services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Building Fund of Highland Christian Reformed Church. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.
Matthew Howard Morrison of Cadillac went to be with his Lord Thursday, August 30, 2012 at his home. He was 81. He was born on September 28, 1930 in Detroit to George C. & Clara H. (Brown) Morrison and they preceded him in death. Matthew worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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