Deborah “Deb” S. Morehouse – Guttenberg, formerly of Manchester

Deborah “Deb” Sue Morehouse, of Guttenberg, Iowa, (formerly of Manchester) passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019, at Guttenberg Municipal Hospital in Guttenberg. She was born on September 28, 1951, in Manchester, the daughter of Clyde and Doris (Hartman) Gibbs.  Deb attended Maquoketa Valley School.

Deb was united in marriage to Edward Morehouse on June 19, 2003.  Together they lived in Guttenberg.  Deb was employed as a factory worker, café work, and in home care taker. Her hobbies was reading books, shooting pool, crossword puzzles, watching her favorite tv shows, and in her younger years hanging out at The Barn.

Survivors include her husband, Edward Morehouse of Guttenberg;  two children, John (Tracey) Thompson  and Lorenza Heiter all of Marion; three grandchildren, MeShell Thompson, Jersey Heiter, and Shirley Bentley;  one great-grandchild on the way, Cashew; and six siblings, Gary (Peggy) Gibbs of Des Moines, Terry (Linda) Gibbs of Muscatine, Diane Welte of Bettendorf, Kent Gibbs of Delhi, Lana (Roger) Young of Delhi, and Laurie Becker of Delhi.

Deb was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Doris Gibbs; a sister, Bev Skaja, and a daughter, MeShell Rae Noggle.

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Memorial Service: 10:00 a.m. on Saturday,  November 9, 2019, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, Iowa, with Reverend  Mary Green, officiating.

Visitation: One hour before the service on Saturday at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester.

Inurnment:  Fairvew Cemetery in Earlville, Iowa