Obit: Morse, Anna (1881 - 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Morse, Schaefer, Heintz, West, Buchholz, Bannach, Strangfeld, Truax, Marx, Loberg, Shaw, Mills, Boon, Bohnsack, Schultz, Slone, Mueller, Spaete, Appleyard, Bizjak, Drew, Booher

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/22/1966

Morse, Anna (4 March 1881 - 15 December 1966)

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the Christie Methodist Church for Mrs. Anna (Alonzo) Morse, 85, of Neillsville, who died last Thursday in Neillsville. The Rev. Carl Booher of Greenwood officiated. Burial was made in the Town of Weston Cemetery in Christie.

Mrs. Morse, the former Anna Heintz, was born March 4, 1881, in Dodge County. At the age of 10 she came with her parents, the late Nicholas and Gertrude (Schaefer) Heintz, to Clark County. She was educated in the county’s rural schools and lived in Christie area most of her lifetime.

On March 11, 1902, she was married to Alonzo Morse in Winona, Minn. Mr. Morse died in 1949. Since his death Mrs. Morse had made her home with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. William Strangfeld, in the Town of Pine Valley. Since 1963, she had been a resident of Memorial Home in Neillsville.

She is survived by eight children: Mrs. W. L. (Cecelia) West of Connell, Wash.; Paul Morse of Paris, Ill.; Mrs. Fred (Mabel) Buchholz, Ernest Morse, both of Neillsville; Mrs. George (Gertrude) Bannach of Milwaukee; Lester Morse of Greenwood; Mrs. William (Josephine) Strangfeld of Neillsville; and Mrs. Darrell (Viola) Truax of Kenosha. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs. Carrie Marx of Westfield, N. Y.; 27 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Morse was a former member of the Christie Methodist Church.

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 12/29/1966

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Morse, 85, of Neillsville, were held December 19, from the Christie Methodist Church with the Rev. Carl Booher of Greenwood officiating. Burial was made in the Town of Weston Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Kenneth Loberg, Everett Shaw, Lee Mills, Alfred and Peter Boon and Lawrence Bohnsack.

“Does Jesus Care” and “Have Thine Own Way” were sung by Mrs. Donald Schultz and Mrs. Grant Slone. Mrs. Slone also was the accompanist.

People from out of town here for the service were: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Morse of Paris, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Mueller and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Bannach and family of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Spaete and family of Belvidere, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Leland Appleyard of Sparta; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bizjak and Edward, Lester Morse and Mrs. Glen Drew of Greenwood; and Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Truax and family of Kenosha.



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