Kenneth L. Morgan, 80, Scranton: July 7, 1943 – June 25, 2024 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Kenneth L. Morgan, 80, Scranton: July 7, 1943 – June 25, 2024

SCRANTON, Kan. Kenneth L. Morgan, 80, of Scranton, Kan., died Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at his home. He was born July 7, 1943, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Jack Linder Morgan and Josephine (Smith) Morgan.

He graduated from the Scranton High School with the class of 1961.

He was united in marriage to Rella Segelquist, Feb. 14, 1965, in Scranton, Kan. They shared more than 59 years of marriage.

After 41 years working at Good Year Tire, Topeka, as an industrial maintenance mechanic, he retired in 2003.

He enjoyed helping his neighbors weed eat, and spending time with his family. He could identify and talk endlessly about World War II aircraft but he never left the ground. He also loved a good joke.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Josephine Morgan; and a sister, Delores Morgan.

Surviving family includes his wife, Rella, of the home; two daughters, Kristine Overman, Hoyt, Kan., and Kristal Morgan, Scranton; three sisters, Karen (Dan) Morgan-McConnell and Kay (Joe) Kroback, both of New Mexico, and Kathy (David) Widner, Berryton, Kan.; a brother, Larry (Lori) Morgan, Stockton, Kan.; and two granddaughters, Morgan and Marlow Overman.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Cross Road Community Church, 512 Mason St., Scranton. Inurnment will follow at a later date at Scranton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Scranton Fire Department or the Topeka Humane Society and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 194, Burlingame, KS 66413. Condolences can be left at

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