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Sarah Peco Gartin Morrett
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Birth: May 31, 1896
Wayne County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1985
Warren County
Iowa, USA

Wife of Andy J. Morrett. Daughter of John William Gartin and Parepa Rosa Lynch


Chariton, Iowa
Tuesday, August 13, 1985


Sarah Peco Morrett was born Mary 31, 1896 in Clio, Wayne County, Iowa to John W. and Rosa Lynch Gartin, and passed away August 3, 1985 at the home of her daughter in Cumming, Iowa.

Peco was united in marriage on June 30, 1918 to Andy J. Morrett, who preceded her in death March 12, 1963. She lived most of her life in the Lucas County area where she and Andy were involved in farming before moving to Chariton in the 1930's.

She attended the Freedom and Sharon churches during the earlier part of her life and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Chariton at the time of her death.

Peco, often referred to as "Mike" or "Peke" by her brothers is survived by her son, George and wife, Lois of Plano, Iowa; her daughters, Ruth Anderson and husband, Kenneth of Chariton, and Doris Rosenberger and husband, David C. of Cumming, Iowa; 14 grandchildren, Linda Horton, Evelyn Horton, Lois Jeffries, Danny Morrett, Cindy Ruepke, James Morrett, Keith Anderson, Dean Anderson, Janis Anderson, Andrea Coco, Mary, Kurt, Nancy and Lance Rosenberger; and 16 great-grandchildren, all residents of the local area.

She also leaves to mourn her brothers, John and Harley Gartin of Chariton and Archie Gartin of Bakersfield, California; also two sisters, Kate Campbell and Lillie Remster, in addition to many, many friends. She will be missed so much by all those who loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Andy, her brothers, Charles, Rex and Dewey, and a grandson, Andy Bill Morrettt.

Services were held Tuesday, August 6, 1985, at the Fielding Funeral Home. The Rev. Pearl Sams conducted the service. Interment was in the Chariton Cemetery.

Obituary courtesy of Darlene Arnold
Family links: 
  John William Gartin (1867 - 1957)
  Parepa Rosa Lynch Gartin (1870 - 1916)
  Andy J. Morrett (1894 - 1963)
  George Howard Morrett (1921 - 1998)*
  Charles Edward Gartin (1894 - 1954)*
  Sarah Peco Gartin Morrett (1896 - 1985)
  Robert Rex Gartin (1898 - 1965)*
  Kathryn Belle Gartin Campbell (1902 - 1999)*
  Lillian Faye Gartin Remster (1904 - 1996)*
  John Laurel Gartin (1907 - 1994)*
  Harley Anderson Gartin (1909 - 1990)*
  Archie Wiley Gartin (1910 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Chariton Cemetery
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section L Row 7 S-N Grave 12
Created by: Skip
Record added: Nov 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61521939
Sarah Peco <i>Gartin</i> Morrett
Added by: Doris Christensen
Sarah Peco <i>Gartin</i> Morrett
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- Skip
 Added: Oct. 23, 2015

- Troll's BRIDGE
 Added: Dec. 15, 2012
Rest in peace, Aunt Peco.
- Kathyღ
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012
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