Posted at 4 p.m. Feb. 6, 2017


Anna Jennette “Angie” Morrison

Anna Jennette “Angie” Morrison, 94, died on Jan. 18, 2017, at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne. She was the first employee at Laramie County Community College where she served as the administrative assistant to the president.

Morrison was born on Dec. 3, 1922, to John Christian and Mary Alma Christensen in Cambria, Wyoming.

Her education began in a one-room schoolhouse near Newcastle, Wyoming. Morrison graduated valedictorian from Newcastle High School in 1939. At only 16 years of age, Morrison attended the University of Wyoming on a full tuition scholarship. Morrison was homecoming queen in 1941. She graduated the University of Wyoming in 1944 from the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in commerce.

Upon graduation from UW, Morrison moved to Cheyenne. Morrison served as assistant to the executive secretary for the Wyoming High School Activates Association.

Survivors include three children, Diane Gallagher (John) of Englewood, Colorado, Richard Morrison (Diane) of Cheyenne, and Robert Morrison (Maggie) of Laramie. Other survivors include eight grandchildren, David Gallagher, Scott Gallagher, Jennette Gallogray, Michele von Merveldt, Kristin Morrison, Nolan Morrison, Nathan Morrison, and Nicholas Morrison; and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Ruth C. D’Amico of Saratoga, and 13 nieces and nephews. Morrison is preceeded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Earl Christensen, sister, Elsie Marie Christensen; and two nieces.

A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at First United Methodist Church. Interment will be at Beth El Cemetery.

Donations can be made to the First Methodist Church or Davis Hospice Center.