Florence E. Forbrook

September 29, 1925-May 7, 2020

Florence E. Forbrook, age 94, of Morgan, MN passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan.

A Private Family Burial will be held at a later date.

Florence E. Forbrook was born September 29, 1925, to Oscar and Bertha (Jannusch) Steinhaus in Morgan Township, Redwood County, MN. She was baptized November 8, 1925, and confirmed April 2, 1939, both at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Morgan. Florence married William E. Forbrook on September 30, 1947, at St. John Lutheran Church.

Florence attend District 57 country school in Brown County and graduated from Morgan High School in 1943. She was employed as a bookkeeper at the State Bank of Morgan for four years before her marriage. After marriage she helped her husband on their farm in Morgan Township until they retired in 1989 and moved to Morgan.

In 1989 she was employed by Morgan Industries, Inc. for seventeen years as a bookkeeper. She was a charter member of the Zion Women’s Guild of Zion Lutheran Church and held many offices in that organization. A member of Eden Homemakers Extension Club, Gil-Mor Auxiliary and the Morgan Senior Citizens Club and volunteered for Meals on Wheels. She also taught Sunday school at the St. John’s Lutheran and Zion Ev. Lutheran Churches. Florence enjoyed their home on Diamond Lake, doing hardanger embroidery and working on family genealogy.

Florence is survived by her children, Randall (Leanne) Forbrook and Doreen Gustafson; son-in-law, Jeff Hoffbeck; grandchildren, Timothy (Sabra) Forbrook, Angela Forbrook, Travis (Catherine) Gustafson, Nicole Gustafson, Jeremy (Holli) Hoffbeck, Jill (Rick) Krautbauer; great-grandchildren, Tara Gustafson, Sierra Forbrook, Jackson Gustafson and Makayla Krautbauer.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband William; daughter, Lorie Hoffbeck; brother, Armin Steinhaus and son-in-law Gary Gustafson.

Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Morgan. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelson-hillestad.com.


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