Alice Morris


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Posted Online: Nov. 25, 2012, 3:54 pm
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Alice L. Morris, 80, of Prophetstown, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, Ill.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at McDonald Funeral Home, 46 Grove St., Prophetstown. Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown, with the Rev. Frances Wawrysuk officiating.
Alice was born Aug. 21, 1932, in Walnut, Ill., the daughter of Omar and Arleta Dietz Morgan. She married Clellan Morris on Dec. 26, 1950, in Princeton. He died Nov. 7, 1987.
Alice was a lifelong farmer's wife and also worked as a receptionist at Dr. Bryan's dentistry office. She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Prophetstown. Alice was a part of the Prophetstown Red Hat Club, Royal Neighbors, and the SOS Club. She worked as a nurses aid at Morrison Hospital, and a volunteer at Illini Hospital in Silvis.
Survivors include one son; Jim (Shirley) Morris, Coal Valley, one daughter, Mary (Mike) Vahle, Prophetstown; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Cindy; one sister, Lois Jean; and one grandson, Tony Morris.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.












 



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