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April Lynn Morgan

April Lynn Morgan was born April 21, 1960, second daughter to Robert and Marlene Morgan. We grew up in Sacramento, California, where our single mother worked as a key punch operator for Sears supporting five children, all girls. As kids, we loved music and belted out songs from the Osmond Brothers and the Jackson Five into the ends of wooden spoons and hair brushes pretending they were microphones. Our television was black and white, and there were only three channels. One year, we all got new bikes for Christmas. Early on, April was gifted and beautiful. She did well in school. As a teen, April liked to attend concerts -- The Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton, and Boston were some of her favorites; she loved music.

On August 9, 1982, April married George P. Molo, Jr., a childhood friend. They lived in Vista, California, with a Doberman Pincher named Baron. On May 19, 1983, their only child Amy Cheri Molo was born, and she was the light of April’s life. April loved living near the ocean, and she and Amy spent a lot of time swimming and playing at the beach. Mother and daughter were tan with long, blond curls. April also loved Jazzercise – dancing and music were always her passion.

April moved north again in 1991. She stayed with our mother for a time and then moved to Cameron Park during Amy’s elementary school years. In 2002, she moved to Auburn, California, to be near her sister Diane. In 2007, Diane married Doug Burns and moved to the Rogue Valley in Medford, Oregon. April again followed.

April attended the Rogue Valley Community College. She loved art and took drawing and painting classes. She kept a stack of her artwork underneath the couch and beamed with pride whenever she could show them off and explain the painting techniques used in each. Her true essence was that she was an artist.

Unfortunately, on February 28, 2019, she died of a heart attack at her home in Medford, Oregon. April was 58. April Morgan is survived by her daughter Amy Molo, two grandchildren, Seth and Milla Battenschlag, her mother Marlene Taylor, three sisters – Diane Burns, Eileen Battaglia, and Dawn Morgan-Lamb, nieces Holly Lynn Robinson and Christina Battaglia Porras, and nephews Nickolas and Steven Tamburo.

April was loving, kind, and had a big heart. She was a good listener and accepted people as they were. She liked to laugh, had a good sense of humor, and made friends easily.  We will all miss her.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST, at the New Life Church of the Nazarene, 1974 East McAndrews Road, Medford, Oregon 97504, (541) 779-777.


Perl Funeral Home & Siskiyou Memorial Park

2100 Siskiyou Blvd

Medford, OR 97504

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Im thinking of and missing you every single day April! I was talking to you out loud just the other day. I hope you could hear me and was able to catch all of my kisses and hugs I sent up to Heaven for you! I wanted you to know I havent forgotten you and Ill always you April

Cynthia Carter Nov 1 2020 12:00 AM

My dearest April
Its been just a little over a year since we lost you way too soon! You were my absolute best friend and the best friend a person could ever ask for! You had a heart of gold! I think of you and miss you so much every single day! I hope you can hear me every day when I say out loud I LOVE YOU & MISS YOU DEARLY APRIL! I miss you so terribly my heart aches! Our world lost a beautiful person but heaven gained the most beautiful angel. I LOVE YOU FOREVER APRIL

Cynthia Carter Mar 7 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of April Morgan

Cynthia Carter Nov 14 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of April's passing. April and I were roommates in Sacramento, California for a short time in 1979-1980. She used to wake up early in the morning, make me breakfast and read the Bible to me while I got dressed for work. She will forever be in my heart, a truly beautiful person inside out!

Dale (Hennessy) Mancillas Apr 2 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of April Morgan

Dale (Hennessy) Mancillas Apr 2 2019 12:00 AM