The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1923
OBITUARY - DANIEL I. MORSE.
Daniel I. MORSE, fourth child of Merritt A. and Alida MORSE, was born February 19, 1847, in New York state, and died at
Mount Ayr, Iowa, March 1, 1923. When two years of age his parents moved to Illinois, locating in Lee county, where the subject
of this sketch grew to manhood. On February 26, 1871, he wsa married to Louisa M. BABBITT, to which union one child was born,
George F. MORSE, of Mount Ayr, Iowa. In early manhood he confessed his faith in the Savor and united with the M. E. church at
Paw Paw, Ill. Later in life he confirmed his vows at the Lotts Grove church. Louisa M. MORSE, his wife, preceded him in death
almost eleven years. There remains of his immediate family, three brothers, Wesley W. MORSE, of Clearfield, Iowa; John Morse,
of Sterling, Kansas; Charles O. MORSE, of North Dakota; and two sisters, Martha A. PRENTICE, of Paw Paw, Ill., and Helen M.
GOLDING, of Grant City, Mo. In the home where he resided since his wife's death there are George MORSE and wife, and three
grandchildren, Mary A., Geo. Hoytt, Merritt M., while one granddaughter, Dessa L., is in Bringhamton, New York. Beside these
there are a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at the Lotts Grove church, conducted by Rev. T. S.
RHOADES, and interment was made in the Lotts Grove cemetery.Card of Thanks.
We take this means
of extending out thanks to the many frends who so kindly assisted us during the sickness and death of our father and
grandfather. Also to the junior class for the floral offering.
MR. and MRS. GEO. L. MORSE AND CHILDREN.
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