Kenneth “Kenny” L. Morland, 63, of Scranton, ND, passed away on November 7, 2012 at the West River Regional Hospital in Hettinger, ND.
Posted on November 15, 2012
Kenneth “Kenny” L. Morland, 63, of Scranton, ND, passed away on November 7, 2012 at the West River Regional Hospital in Hettinger, ND. Funeral Services for Kenny were at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Peace Lutheran Church in Scranton. Pastor Mary Peterson officiated with burial to follow in the Cedar Cemetery, rural Scranton. There will be a Family and Friends service on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Peace Lutheran Church, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Kenneth L. Morland was born on July 22, 1949 in Dickinson, ND, the son of Loyd and Eleanor (Hansen) Morland. He attended school at Woodbury for the first though fifth grade, and transferred to Scranton Public School in the sixth grade. He granduated in 1967. Kenny was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church. Kenny’s father fought the same battle with cancer that he did and died when Kenny was a senior in high school. Therefore, he had to take over the responsibilites of the family farm at a young age. He aslo worked for Powell Construction and the Scranton Equity feed plant. Kenny married Lylene Muggli in July on 1976. He was diagnosed with colon cancer in September of 2008. Kenny was determined to fight this desease no matter what the suffering. His famous saying was “you never say whoa in a horse race”. He enjoyed is cattle, horses and farming, but most of all he loved people. He would always greet you with, “How you doin buddy?” Kenny was a big man most of his life, but the biggest part of him was his heart. If you needed a place to stay, you could always stay with Kenny, and if you needed work, he had a job for you. When people needed help he would always be there for them. He was a generous man and would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He was a good cook, and always cooked holiday meals for the bachelors in town. When Kenny worked he worked hard, and when he played, he played hard. He was preceded in death by his parents; Loyd and Eleanor (Hansen) Morland. Kenny is survived by Lylene and her children; Curt Muggli, Mark Muggli, Noel Cockett, Mary Weimer, Erin Vangulik and Michaelyn Muggli, his sister and brother-in-law; Rita and Monte Freitag, nieces; Sherri (James) Eriksrud, Shelly (Wade) Iszler, Shonda (Wade) Scwartz and Nephew Shane (Heather)Freitag, his aunt and uncle Eileen and Tom Powell, his great nieces and nephews, his cousins and a multitude of friends.
Krebsbach/Kulseth Funeral Service in charge of the arrangements.