Helen Naden Morgan, age 89, of Hayward, WI passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Hayward Health Services.
Helen was born September 13, 1930 in Oak Park, IL to Donald and Helen Naden. She attended Hope College (1950). She studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago with fabric as her medium and received her B.F.A. (1953) and M.F.A. (1964). She received her Ed.D. from Illinois State in Normal, IL (1984). She was a professor at South Dakota State University for 36 years. She retired in 2002 to Hayward, Wisconsin where her family had property on a lake. She was an avid water and downhill skier. While living in Hayward, she was involved with Newcomers and the Newcomers book club, Cable Hayward Area Arts Council and Park Theater. She married Walter C. Morgan in 1966 who preceded her in death.
She is survived by her brother, Robert (Harriet) Naden and sister Marge Everett, a niece Anne (Mike) Schallmoser, and three nephews Andy Everett, Richard (Silesha Montano) Naden, Daniel (Shannon) Naden and three great nephews and one great niece as well as three step-daughters Nancy (Morgan) Ohnstad, Peggy (Morgan) Pfeifer and Beth Morgan-Brandel.
A private family memorial service is being planned for Helen.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Regional Hospice, 15910 W. Company Lake Road, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843.
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