Norma A. Morey
Norma Morey, 90, passed away February 24, 2017 at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.
Norma was born March 23, 1926 to Adolph and Lottie Hachinsky in Kansas City, Kansas. She attended St. Luke’s Lutheran Parochial School and Wyandotte County High School.
She married Duane Morey in 1946 in Portland, Oregon. They moved to Manhattan in 1946 after Duane’s discharge from the Navy. They called Manhattan their home for the rest of their lives. Norma retired from Kansas Farm Bureau after a long career as a bookkeeper. She was an active member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church serving on numerous committees as well as teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.
The Moreys were avid Wildcat fans. They were season ticket holders for Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Football for over 50 years. She enjoyed spending time with her extended family and many friends. Norma generously volunteered her time and services to many including Riley County Red Cross Blood Drives.
She is survived by 2 daughters: Linda Grimes of Topeka, Karen Piland of Kansas city and husband Steve; 4 grandchildren: Kari Ritter, Todd Grimes, Tracy Evans and husband Nick and Jeremy Piland; and 3 great grandchildren: Grace and Steven Evans and Ava Ritter; 3 brothers: Ronald (Dee) Hachinsky, Leonard (Bertha) Hachinsky, and Lee (Mary) Hachinsky and many beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 3 brothers: Alvin, Robert and Vernon Hachinsky.
The family will greet friends during a visitation from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. Monday February 27, 2017 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday February 28, 2017 at the St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 330 Sunset Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas with the Rev. Michael J. Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church or The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.
Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at ymlfuneralhome.com