Charlotte Rose (Ruth) Morgan was born in Roy, New Mexico on February 13, 1934 to Charles and Elsie Ruth. Charlotte was the oldest of three sisters, Patti and Frances, that were the best of friends and enjoyed talking on the phone and spending time together, she and her sister Frances still spoke daily. Char’s family moved to Greenleaf, Idaho where they farmed and later moved to Fruitland where she graduated from Fruitland High School. She did not waste any time finding employment when she went to work for Bunting Tractor as a bookkeeper. Char met her husband, Bill E. Morgan, while he was attending Boise Junior College.
Char and Bill moved several times throughout the state of Idaho together while Bill worked for the Idaho State Police. They moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1972 and lived there for 22 years until they both retired in 1993 and moved to Nampa where they resided until 2018, then moving to Boise.
Char enjoyed traveling around the United States with Bill in their motor home, they spent 24 winters in Arizona together. She always made friends where ever they went, many of their friends spanned the U.S. and Canada. One of Char’s favorite hobbies was making candy. At one point she had her own business called “Char’s Candy.” Her most popular items were her fudge, divinity, peanut brittle, and peanut clusters.
Char and Bill have two children, Debra Jean Diamond, married to Daniel E. Diamond M.D., and Mark E. Morgan; four grandchildren, Paul, Josh, and Sarah Diamond living in Bremerton, WA, and Nicole Morgan living in Hayden, ID; two great grandchildren, Kaiden Morgan of Hayden, ID and Olivia Basilio of Bremerton, WA. She is survived by her sister, Frances Mattoch. She was preceded in death by her sister, Patti Saxton.
Charlotte will be missed not only by her family, but by her friends and all her traveling companions as well.