Eleanor Ione Morgan age 80 of Salem, Indiana passed away Saturday
November 20, 2021, at the U of L Hospital-Jewish Campus.
Born November 24, 1940, in Salem, Indiana, she was the daughter of the
late Charles S. Altemeyer and Hazel I. (True) Altemeyer. She was a
homemaker, a member of the old West Point United Methodist Church, and a
1958 graduate of Salem High School. She was a member of Big Brothers Big
Sisters, Washington County Relay For Life, Washington County Awareness,
and the Washington County Tourism committee. With her husband, Vaughn,
she also volunteered at West Baden and French Lick during the
restoration of those properties.
On February 25th, 1962, she married her high school sweetheart, Vaughn E.
Morgan. Until his death in August 2010, they were devoted to one another
and rarely apart. Eleanor followed Vaughn to Indianapolis, IN,
Pittsburgh, PA, Fountain Valley, CA, Redmond, WA, and Alexandria VA,
during the course of their marriage, but she always considered
Washington County home.
She was a wonderful mother to her two daughters, Holly Morgan (Jonathan
Brendle), and Julie Morgan-Bilyou (Jeff Bilyou). Survivors also include
one grandchild, one brother, Donald Altemeyer of Indianapolis, and one
sister, Helen Morgan of Salem. She was preceded in death by one brother,
Funeral service: 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 24th at Dawalt Funeral
home followed by interment at Franklin Cemetery.
Visitation: 5:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, and 10:00 AM until the time of the
service on Wednesday.
The family requests that masks be worn for the visitation and service.
Memorial contributions to:
Washington County Relay for Life
C/O Jeanette Nolan
945 North Rush Creek Rd.
Salem, Indiana 47167