Byron Morehouse

Mar 9, 2021
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Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 15, 2021 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel.


Public visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.


Burial will be at a later date in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.


Byron Morehouse, 81, of Evansdale, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Prairie Hills Assisted Living in Independence. He was born on January 18, 1940, the son of Lee and Nellie (Gamble) Morehouse. He graduated from Waterloo East High School with the class of 1958.

Byron married Ardis Gleason on May 16, 1959 at the Linden United Methodist Church in Waterloo. She preceded him in death on November 17, 2018.  He worked as a Machinist at John Deere until he retired. Byron enjoyed playing his guitar, woodworking, and spending time with his family.

Survivors include: three sons, Daniel (Pam) Morehouse, Mark (Brenda) Morehouse, and Jason (Trisha Villarreal) all of Evansdale; a brother, Joseph Morehouse of Waterloo; a sister, Ruth Morehouse of Waterloo; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Ardis; 2 sisters, Donna Bently, and Mary Willis.


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  1. James Wahner | Mar 11, 2021
    so sorry to hear of your loss. You all have our deepest sympathies. Byron was a good friend and we had alot of fun, playing in 2 different bands. Great Times and so many memories! His journey is over & now has gone HOME to be with our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen! RIP Byron. Love Jim & Marcia
  2. Jim Acklin/ Valarie Wilson | Mar 10, 2021
    At this difficult time we would like to offer our deepest sympathy and prayers for you all. Byron was a wonderful person and will be missed.

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