Arlo W. Morey, 87, of rural Kewanee, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Hammond-Henry Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit, in Geneseo. A funeral service was at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at Fairview United Methodist Church, in Annawan Township. The Rev. Dan Wright officiated. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery. A visitation was one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Annawan, assisted the family with arrangements.

Arlo W. Morey, 87, of rural Kewanee, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Hammond-Henry Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit, in Geneseo. A funeral service was at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at Fairview United Methodist Church, in Annawan Township. The Rev. Dan Wright officiated. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery. A visitation was one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be made to Fairview United Methodist Church. Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, in Annawan, assisted the family with arrangements.

Arlo was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Kewanee, the son of Marion F. and Hazel R. (Palmer) Morey. Arlo served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. He married Carla J. Wolfe at Fairview United Methodist Church on Dec. 13, 1953. She survives. Arlo was employed by GoldStar FS for 35 years before retiring on Dec. 31, 1991.

Arlo was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. He also was a charter member of Valley View Club, in Cambridge, where he was instrumental in the groundbreaking and process of building the country club. Arlo loved his many trips with family and friends fishing in Minnesota and Canada.

Survivors include his wife, Carla; two daughters, Annette (Marty) Verdick, of Champaign; and Tanya (Mike) Procell, of Baton Rouge, La.; three grandchildren, Neal (Elizabeth) Verdick, of Chicago; Lisa (Jon) Penner, of Bloomington; and Adam (Heather) Procell, of Baton Rouge, La.; three great-grandchildren, Dana and Claire Penner and Autumn Procell; and an exchange daughter, Caroline Winneke, from Australia. Arlo was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Lynn.