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Robert Ernest Morse

July 28, 1926 November 13, 2019
Robert Ernest Morse
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Obituary for Robert Ernest Morse

Robert (Bob) Morse, age 93, formerly of Council Bluffs, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home in Bellevue, Nebraska where he had resided since his wife’s passing in March of 2015.

Robert Ernest Morse, the youngest child of Edgar and Emma (Harms) Morse was born July 28, 1926 at the family farm in Hardin Township. He completed school to the eighth grade at Hardin Country School. On July 3, 1946 he married Luella Nielsen. The couple was blessed with three children.

Robert was a proud Army veteran. He worked at Meadow Gold and Robert’s Dairy and enjoyed some farming. He and Luella loved to travel, often times taking the family with them. In his years at the Veteran’s Home he spent many hours a day putting puzzles together, visiting with fellow residents, and passing out candy to everyone. He looked forward to visits from family and friends, especially the great grandkids.

In addition to his wife & parents, Bob was preceded in death by a daughter in infancy; grandson, Josh; great-grandson, Knox; brothers, Donald and Ralph; sister, Wilma Bolton, sister and brother-in-law, Edna and Alfred Plumer; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lula and Lynn Frank; & brother-in-law, Willard Nielsen.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Diane (LeVerne) Rohrberg, of Glenwood, Iowa; son, Bob (Sue) Morse, of Verdigre, Nebraska; grandchildren, LaDonna (Shawn) Havick, of Harlan, Iowa, Daniel Rohrberg, of Glenwood, Iowa, LeAnne (Marcus) Johnson, of Ames, Iowa, Rob (Kristin) Morse, of Elkhorn, Nebraska, Randy (Toni) Morse, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Bobbi (Jeremy) Bowers, of Morris, Illinois; eleven great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Arlene Morse and Eileen Morse, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

15

Nov

5:00 PM 11/15/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/15/2019 7:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

16

Nov

11:00 AM 11/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

With military rites by the Kanesville Riders Honor Guard. A luncheon at Saint John Church following interment.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cedar Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

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Treynor, Iowa Fire and Rescue or the place of your choice

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