Helen N. Morrow

August 17, 1921October 9, 2015

Helen N. Morrow. Beloved daughter of the late Dr. lawrence and Jessie F., nee Allen. Sister of the late Allen Morrow. Longtime resident of Wilmette. Graduate of Doane College; Fullbright Scholar; Masters Degree in Education; High School History and Economics teacher in the New Trier District for nearly 40 years. longtime donor to local Charities. Services and Interment will take place in Tekamah, Nebraska, October 15, 2015. Please contact Pelan Funeral Home, Tekamah, NE at (402) 374-1551 or Wm H. Scott Funeral Home, Wilmette at (847) 251-8200 for information.


Helen N. Morrow

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March 18, 2016

As a student of Ms, Morrow's in U.S. History in about 1980-1981 I will always remember her animated recreations of pivotal moments and her strong affinity for Andrew Jackson, the 7th U.S. President and the REAL founder of the Democratic Party!
Ms. Morrow was a pro and so obviously cared deeply about her calling in life and the importance of truly reaching every student in her classroom and drawing them into her enthusiasm for history. She is unforgettable.
My sincerest condolences to her family and friends!

-kid from New Trier Class of 1982

Bill Steffen

December 25, 2015

Helen Morrow was my most favorite teacher in high school! I went into History class thinking I was going to be bored to tears (I'm a left-brained scientist)...but she made history real - exciting. I so enjoyed talking with her...she knew politics, knew the names of most all of the U.S. Senators. My sincere condolences to any survivors! Bill Steffen - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Ferlin Finfrock IV

November 26, 2015

Excellent history teacher. Sparked my affinity for history and the arts. May she rest in peace

October 29, 2015

Ms. Morrow, you were the only person/teacher who made history absolutely fun and interesting in all you captured in full story and animation. Your vigor was and truly inspiring. Thoughts to you and I sure do appreciate all that you did for all of us Class of 1979. God Bless

Ann Bernard

October 12, 2015

Thank you for the 4 years of understanding me , class of 1969