Archive for Thursday, March 10, 2005


March 10, 2005


Funeral services for O. Scott Morgan, 89, Baldwin City, were Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Mr. Morgan died March 1, 2005, at Vintage Park Assisted Living Residence in Baldwin.

He was born June 19, 1915, at Baldwin City, the son of O. Scott Morgan, Sr. and Myrnice (Crysler). He graduated from Baldwin High School in 1933. He worked for Harry Barnett, who owned the grocery store in Baldwin City, and later for Allen Dougherty. In 1940 he worked for the U.S. Post Office in Baldwin City.

He married Miriam Deel May 25, 1940, at the First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City. She died May 10, 1999.

He served his country during WWII from 1944 to 1946 as Corporal in the Fifth Regiment First Marine Corp Division in the Pacific Theatre. After the war, he worked for the U.S. Post Office as a letter carrier. He retired in 1978. He shared partnership with Don Nutt at Nutt Real Estate in Baldwin City for 17 years. He retired in 1995.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City, United Methodist Men and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, served on the U.S.D. 348 School Board, secretary for Oakwood Cemetery Association for 20 years, municipal judge for Baldwin City for more than 10 years, member of the President's Council at Baker University, Baldwin Commercial Club founder, member of Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow, member of Masonic Lodge at Baldwin and American Legion.

Survivors include three daughters, Marcia Till and her husband David, Clarksville, Tenn., Linda Schild and her husband Ray, Baldwin City, Margi Walbridge and her husband Gary, Baldwin City; a son, Scott C. Morgan, Baldwin City; a brother, Jay Morgan, Fort Collins, Colo.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, three sisters, Buena Vista Ulrich, Noreen Williams and Jane Cross.

Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church or the O. Scott Morgan Memorial Fund for a Well Building Project at Jambo, Senegal, Africa, and may be sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.


A Funeral Mass for Eileen M. Zuzzio, 89, Baldwin City, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Annunciation Catholic Church, Baldwin City. Mrs. Zuzzio died March 5, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence.

She was born May 28, 1915, at Parsons, the daughter of George E. and Mary (Reinhart) Roskob. She grew up in Parsons. Following her marriage, she lived with her husband in Coffeyville, Edna, Chetopa and Humboldt. They moved to Baldwin City in 1990.

Mrs. Zuzzio attended St. Patricks Catholic School, East Junior High School and graduated from Parsons High School in 1933. She attended Parsons Business College for two years. She worked for Southwestern Bell in Parsons from 1935 to 1945.

She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church and the Alter Society, Baldwin City.

She married Anthony J. Zuzzio March 4, 1946 at Parsons. He died April 7, 2002.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Hahn and her husband Mike, Bartlett, and Cindy Briggs and her husband Russell, Derby; two sons, Ted Zuzzio and his wife Karen, Baldwin City, and Tom Zuzzio and his wife Mary, Enola, Pa.; a sister, Mary Jean Marnell, Prescott, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters, Margaret Roskob and Helen Workman, and a brother, Ed Roskob.

Friends may pay their respects at Dengel & Son Mortuary after 5 p.m. Wednesday. A Rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. Friday followed by family visitation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Parsons, at 3 p.m. Saturday. Memorials may be made to Knights of Columbus Building Fund of Annunciation Catholic Church, and sent in care of Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be e-mailed to

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