|Darrell E. Fox
Born: August 01, 1925 Died: August 12, 2017
Darrell E. Fox, 92, of Morris, passed away Saturday Afternoon, August 12, 2017 at Regency Care of Morris with his family at his
A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Morris Country Club.
He was born on August 01, 1925 in Parkston, SD, the son of the late Lorenzo R. and Clara Fox. Raised in the Plattville area, he
was a graduate of Yorkville High School. He lived for a time in Peru, IL, but spent most of his life in Morris. Darrell was both an
avid bowler and golfer, he was a member of the Morris Country Club and continued golfing well into his 80’s. In his younger
days, he was a standout baseball and softball player.
He worked for years as a pressman at Self Locking in Morris, later Diamond International, and retired as plant manager of
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, LaVerne, Burton, Warren, Ogden, and Gordon; his sister, Elverna Hilt;
his sisters-in-law, Sarah Fox and Mildred Fox; his brothers-in-law, Gerald Hilt and Joel Strever; his former wife, Jeanne Sanford;
his son, Dennis and an infant daughter at birth.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, June (Nee Siron); his sons, Lawrence D. (Kathy) Fox of Tucson, AZ and Br. Ronald A.
Fox, BSG of Chicago; one daughter, Leann Uerkwitz of Austin, TX; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; his sisters,
Norrain (Ted) Phelps of Sugar Grove, Nadine (Charles) Flint of Elburn, Diane Strever of NM; his brother, Lorenzo C.(Barb) of
Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St., in Morris is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call the funeral
home at 815-942-0700.