Morris E. Minkel, 88, of Seattle, Washington formerly of Dysart, Iowa passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Park West Care Center in Seattle. A visitation was held on Friday, September 14, 2012 from Noon to 4 p.m. at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Morris Edward Minkel was born on May 4, 1924 to Morris and Erma Cox Minkel in Traer, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Alta Siemens on October 5, 1945 in San Diego, California.
Morris lived in Traer was enjoyed going to Sunnyside Cafe and visiting with many people in town.
He is survived by his son, Ronald (Linda) Minkel of Seattle; daughter, Bonnie (Dave) Phillips of Campton Hills, IL; grandchildren, Jacob Minkel and Alicia (Danny) Kalan both of Seattle; Heather (Jared) Summers) of Anna, TX; Ashley Dandridge of Campton Hills, IL; great grandchildren, Isiah, Mathias, Jeremiah, and Haddie.
Morris is preceded in death by his wife, Alta and parents.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Dysart and Traer Fire Departments or Cedar Valley Hospice in Waterloo.