Larry Morisse

Obituary of Larry Morisse

Larry Morisse, 73, died Aug. 6, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Meridian, Idaho. He was born on the family homestead near Nashville, Kansas, on Jan. 5, 1939, to Ruby Mae and Edward Roy Morisse. He was a kind, giving, wonderful and loving husband and dad. He was a good neighbor, good friend honest and loyal. Larry never met a stranger and loved talking, laughing and joking with everyone. His latest mission was to putter around the neighborhood in his electric wheel chair checking on everyone and teasing and laughing with the children. He attended Nashville, Kansas, High School graduating in 1956. He served in the Army from 1960-62. He married Freda Marvine Truitt on July 8, 1967 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Guymon, Okla. They lived in Guymon before moving back to the family farm near Nashville, Kansas. He was a farmer and rancher with his father for most of his life and also lived and worked in Kingman, Kansas, at Kingman Lumber after leaving the family farm later in life Larry and Freda moved to Idaho in 2007. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Served as the financial officer for several years for the Kingman, Kansas., Knights of Columbus Council #1269. He was also a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife Freda; Lesley Morisse, daughter, Nampa, ID; Travis Morisse, son, Hutchinson, KS. Three sisters, Nola McGuire, Pratt, KS.; Janice Landwehr, Ft. Worth, TX and Nelda Campbell, Guthrie, OK and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents: Edward Roy Morisse and Ruby Mae Steele Morisse; brother, Richard Morisse; sisters: Doris Laggart and Lois Dupy. A Vigil service will be 7 PM on Friday, August 10th and the Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, August 11th both services will be held at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 6300 N. Meridian Rd. in Meridian, ID. Memorials can be sent to St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Kingman, KS, or Idaho Food Bank in care of Accent Funeral Home 1303 N. Main, Meridian, Idaho 83642. Remembrances may be left for the family online at
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