October 10, 1945 - May 22, 2016
Mattoon, IL - Jill Ann Marie (Bogardus) Morgan, age 70, of Mattoon, IL, wife of William “Bill”, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital after a very long and courageous battle with MS and COPD. A memorial service in her honor will begin at 2:30 PM on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at the Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL, with Rev. James Maroon officiating. The family requests casual attire. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to the service for friends and family. As per Jill’s wishes, cremation services were provided and the family will conduct private inurnment services at a later date. Jill was born in Clinton, IL on October 10, 1945, the daughter of Phillip Lewis and Alberta May (Barnett) Bogardus. She married William D. “Bill” Morgan on May 17, 1975. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Bill Morgan of Mattoon, IL; Two sons, Phillip Morgan and wife Tara of Mattoon, IL; and Stephen Morgan of Sterling, IL; One granddaughter, Quincy Katherine Morgan of Mattoon, IL; Two sisters, Jacqui McKibben and husband Tom of Neoga, IL and Kaye Gover and husband Phillip of Jenks, OK; Three sisters-in-law, Ann Daniels of Mattoon, IL, Diana Morgan of Humboldt, IL, and Linda Armstrong of Vienna, IL; and her favorite Aunt Jessie Marie Enstead. Jill also had many nieces and nephews that she loved and enjoyed being with whenever possible, especially at Christmas time. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents; four sisters, Margaret, Louise, Phyllis, and Grace; and her very special and favorite Uncle Jack Barnett, who gave her away at her wedding. Jill was employed with the Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company for 18 years, retiring in 1981. She later worked in various private sector jobs before finishing her working life with CorVel Incorporated of Mattoon in 2007. Jill was very happy to be a homemaker, with a very strong focus of raising her two sons, Phillip and Steve. She enjoyed bowling in mixed leagues with Bill, attending her son’s many sports activities in their younger years, gardening, reading, and being with her extended family and friends. Her greatest joy was being with and interacting with her only granddaughter, Quincy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials in her honor be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, www.nationalmssociety.org , PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in her honor or share a memory with her family.
Mattoon, IL - Jill Ann Marie (Bogardus) Morgan, age 70, of Mattoon, IL, wife of William “Bill”, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital after a very long and courageous battle with MS and COPD. A memorial service... View Obituary & Service Information
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