Mary Ellen Morse


PAULDING -- Mary Ellen Morse, age 77 died Friday, January 3, 2014, at the Paulding County Hospital, Paulding, Ohio.

She was born November 29, 1936, in Brown Township, Paulding County, Ohio, the daughter of Clarence J. and Roxie A. (Bosworth) Potts. On Aug. 26, 1956 she married Gary M. "Jake" Morse, who survives. She retired in 1997 from Diehl's Inc. of Defiance after 30 years. She was a member of the Paulding VFW Post #587 Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, Jake Morse, Paulding; and nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Elton and Hazen; and two sisters, Fairy Kennedy and Joy Parson.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 9 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. Burial will follow in Paulding Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2:30-8 p.m. with a VFW #587 Ladies Auxiliary Service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and visitation also one hour prior to services on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, Jake requests donations made to Cancer Society.

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