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Linda Morrissey

June 16, 1949 ~ August 10, 2019 (age 70)

Obituary

Linda Sue Morrissey, beloved wife, mother and grandma, world traveler and champion dog trainer passed away peacefully on August 10th at the Comfort House in Pella, after a 15-year battle with cancer.

Linda was born on June 16, 1949, in Des Moines, Iowa, to George and Janice Comp. She was raised in Winterset where she met her loving husband, Brian Morrissey. Linda and Brian were wed on August 23, 1969, in Winterset and built their family. Together they raised two children, Blaine and Nathan, who were her pride and joy. She also loved to dote over and spoil her four grandchildren: Claire, Vienna, Liam and Linus. Linda was involved with 4-H and training her dogs, Chase, Promise and Rayne at the Des Moines Obedience Training Club. She had a zest for life and loved to travel visiting Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Alaska, Panama, and Costa Rica, several Iowa Hawkeye bowl games and many trips to Disney World.

She is survived by her husband, Brian Morrissey, sister, Norma Comp, children, Blaine and Sheri Morrissey of Pleasant Hill, and Nathan and Lauren Morrissey of Chicago; four grandchildren: Claire, Vienna, Liam and Linus, and her dog Rayne.

Linda is preceded in death by her mother and father, Janice and George Comp, and her sister, Sharon (Comp) Vander Linden.

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Services

Visitation With Family
Thursday
August 15, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
1301 Main Street
Pella, IA 50219

Visitation With Family
Friday
August 16, 2019

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
1026 N. 8th Ave
Winterset, IA 50273

Memorial Mass
Friday
August 16, 2019

10:30 AM
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
1026 N. 8th Ave
Winterset, IA 50273

Donations

Memorial scholarship in Linda’s honor
Web: http://www.gofundme.com/lindamorrissey

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