Anna Morse, age 89, of Lakeview, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2022, at the Laurels of Carson City.
She was born on April 12, 1933 in Pine Township to Clark H. and Lelia (Ostrander) Rasmussen. Anna was third from the youngest of eleven children.
Anna graduated from Lakeview High School, class of 1951. On December 27, 1952 she married the love of her life, Louis Morse, in Beverly Shores, Indiana. Louis preceded her in death on November 7, 2018.
Louis and Anna loved to travel having visited every state in the Country, three Canadian Provinces, and Puerto Rico. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, and snowmobiling. Anna was an avid reader and fond of working sudoku and word puzzles as well as visiting casinos.
Anna's first job was for the Lakeview Lumber and Pickle Company working in the office. Anna later went to work for Mizga Ford in Lakeview. After Louis returned from the service, the two opened and operated Morse Oldsmobile-Pontiac, G.M.C., Inc. in Lakeview for 30 years. Anna was a Girl Scout/Brownie leader, Boy Scout/Cub Scout leader, and coached her daughter's elementary aged softball team. She was a member of the Montcalm County Jury Board and Montcalm Election Board for nearly 30 years as well as a life member of VFW Post 3701.
Anna and Louis are survived by three children; Craig (Leesa) Morse of Titusville, Florida; Amy Martin of Stanton; and Sue (Tom) Goerge of Perrinton; three wonderful grandsons; Zachary (Sarah Byrne) Martin of Kalamazoo; Aaron Gilbert of Lakeview; and Nicholas Gilbert of Lakeview.
Anna also leaves three siblings surviving, Marjorie Lund of Turk Lake; Audrey (Jerry) Crane of Six Lakes; and Bernard (Kay) Rasmussen of Stanton; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Those preceding Anna in death in addition to her husband and parents are her siblings and spouses; Kenneth (Doris) Rasmussen; Floyd (Bernice) Rasmussen; Russell (Margaret) Rasmussen; Theo Rasmussen; Reta (Carl) Mero; Clark, Jr ( Margaret) Rasmussen; Mabel (Jack) Tate; Brother-in-law, Frank Lund; Niece Bonnie McKinney and Nephew Erik Rasmussen.
At Anna's request, there will be no funeral ceremony held and she will be laid to rest in a private service beside Louis in the Cato cemetery.