Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Curtis E. Morey

Curtis E. Morey, age 53, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, following a three-year battle with cancer. Curt was born in Clearfield, Iowa, to Richard and Jeannine Morey.

He loved sports, particularly golf and baseball. He played baseball for Graceland University in Lamoni, IA, during his freshman and sophomore years in college. He then transferred to the University of Iowa where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, and later earned a Master's degree in Business Communications from the College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Curt began a career in marketing, working in communications for the Touche Ross & Company, then advertising for Lieberman Enterprises, and marketing for Target Stores in Minneapolis, MN. He moved to Racine to continue his career in marketing as a Product Manager for Golden Books Publishing. Curt then went on to become the Director of Marketing for Gurnee Mills and finally the Midwest Regional Manager for the Mills Corporation for their super-size malls in the Midwest. He continued to work from home during his illness as a Financial Analyst for an investment company in San Ramone, California.

Curt was a devoted family man survived by his wife, Lynnette Morey of Racine; his son, Ian Morey, currently attending the University of Chicago; his daughter, Megan Morey, a junior at Case High School; and their mother, Lisa Floyd of Racine; brother, Richard (Sheri) Morey of San Ramone, CA; sister, Melody (Kevin) Hill of Omaha, NE; his mother, Jeannine (Guy) Hampton of Leon, IA; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family members and devoted friends.

Curt loved life, had a positive attitude, and a standard of excellence in all his endeavors. He was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Trinity Christian Church on Highway 2 in Leon, IA, on Saturday, March 13, 2010, at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Lance Armstrong Foundation, National Mail Processing Center, P.O. Box 6002, Albert Lea, MN 56067.
Pain is temporary
It may last a minute or an hour or a day or a year
But eventually it will subside and
Something else will take its place,
If I quit however it will last forever.
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