Loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend: Lou Jean Morgan Allred, 81, passed away on Wednesday July 24, 2013 from complications of breast cancer.
She was born to Evan William Morgan and Lela may Saunders Morgan in Liberty, Bear Lake County, Idaho on December 19, 1931. She attended elementary school in Liberty and graduated from Fielding High School in Paris, Idaho in 1950.
She married her high school sweetheart Jack Rich Allred on August 11, 1950 in the Logan LDS Temple. She served faithfully in every calling extended to her.
Early in her working career she was the assistant manager at the F.W. Woolworth store in Sugarhouse. When children came she became a full time mother and care giver at home. After the children were in school she was employed by Mountain Fuel Supply Company, later Questar Corp. and retired in 1994 as supervisor of compensation.
After retiring she and Jack decided to travel and enjoyed cruising so much that they kept going and finished their last cruise just two weeks before she went to the hospital. She has traveled to all seven continents and numerous countries and formed lifelong friendships with traveling companions.
She is survived by her husband Jack Rich Allred, three children, Julie Wetzel, Darren Jack Allred and Blair Morgan Allred. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Tyler Jack Wetzel, Jared Craig Wetzel, Jessica(Matt) Disturnell, Karisha Long, Deidre Gressman and Amanda Alley; two great granddaughters, Milla and Emma Jean. Also survived by sisters Verla (Bruce) Todd and Carolyn Park. Brothers Neil (LaNae) Morgan and Grant (Diane) Morgan.
Preceded in death by her parents and Brother Doyle Morgan.
Funeral services will be held on Monday July 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Wilford Ward LDS Chapel at 3179 South Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah. A viewing will be held at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary at 3401 South Highland Drive Sunday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at 10:00 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral. Interment will be at Wasatch lawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that a donation in her name be made to Breast Cancer Research.