Wayne Carlton Morey, age 96, of Monticello, passed away at CentraCare Health of Monticello on Monday November 17, 2014. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.
Wayne was born in Fairmont, MN on June 23, 1918, to Clarence L. and Frankie (Taft) Morey. He attended school in Monticello and graduated from Monticello High School. He was a farmer south of Monticello raising livestock, grain and vegetables. Wayne was married to Eileen Hannon Morey for 39 years and she preceded him in death in 2010. He enjoyed traveling to Canada, the West Coast and Florida. Wayne also owned his own small airplane for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Eileen; and a brother, Don. Wayne is survived by a step-daughter, Joy (Jay) O’Donnell; grandchildren, Maggie and JD; nephew, Doug Morey; and niece, Cheryl Wassing.