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“Lowell,I heard from Pastor Ude last night at the Advent Alleluia program at Christ Lutheran Church that Rosella is celebrating in heaven. I want to...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Judy Barrett - Dallas Center, IA

“We only knew Rosie for a short time, but we will never forget her sweet smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Lowell. You...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Elaine and Don Burk - Des Moines, IA

“SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ROSELLA SHE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON . WE KNEW HER AND LOWELL AND ALL OF HER SISTERS AND FAMILY.THEY WERE A ...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: DICK & DELORES FINCH - IA

“Sorry to hear of Rosella's passing Thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: larry & Deanna Leichliter - Ogden, IA

“Rosella was a lovely woman. We were sorry to hear of her passing. Mike and Connie Sorenson ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Connie Sorenson - Ogden, IA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Denise (Zunkel) Van Pelt - Ogden, IA

“Sorry to hear about Rosella passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.Billy & Denise Burt ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Denise Burt - Ogden, IA


Rosella Morgan, 83, passed away on Tuesday, November 28th at Trinity Center at Luther Park in Des Moines after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 4, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church in Ogden. Rev. Stephen Ude will officiate. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden, Iowa. Visitation will be Sunday, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Rosella Lou Hasstedt was born November 22, 1934 in Boone County, Iowa to Amil and Dorothy (Myers) Hasstedt. She lived her entire life in Ogden, Iowa on family farms. She married her high school sweetheart, Lowell Morgan, on June 5, 1953. They farmed north of Ogden for several years before starting Morgan Farm Equipment, Inc. and moving to the Hasstedt farm west of town. Lowell and Rosella raised three children, David (Larissa) of Raleigh-Durham, NC, Linda (Mike) Phipps of Ankeny, and Phillip (Kris) of West Des Moines. She was a life-long and active member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Rosella enjoyed living on the farm, teaching Sunday School and Midweek classes, serving on LWML at Zion and most of all, her family. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought her as much joy and love as she did to them. Her smile and heartfelt kindness will be remembered by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her in-laws, Alfred and Lillian Morgan, her sister, Marilyn Coffman, her brother-in-law, Rollie Johnson, her sister-in-law, Shirley Morgan, and nephew, Mark Carlson

In addition to her husband and children and their spouses, she is survived by seven grandchildren, Megan (Troy) Cappel, Ashley Morgan, Mallory (Cody) Bunkers, Ben Morgan, Peter Morgan, Natalie Morgan and Tessa Morgan; four great-grandchildren, Deklyn and Cooper Gastineau, Chase Cappel and Colson Bunkers; daughter-in-law Lorie Morgan, sister Rosalie Johnson and brothers-in-law Bob Morgan and Roy Coffman, nieces and nephews and a host of dear friends.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Mission 99 Inc., a non-profit ministry committed to joyfully serving individuals and families in need of assistance, at 10461 NE 80th Street, Bondurant, IA 50035.