Martha Marie Morse, 79, of Mediapolis, formerly of Burlington, died Monday, November 26, 2018 at Prairie Ridge Care Center.
Born November 26, 1939, she was the daughter of Otis F. and Helen I. (Miller) Underwood. She married Bert L. Morse on April 5, 1958 in Danville. He died January 8, 2015.
Martha attended school in Burlington. She worked at Great River Klein Center for 18 years and other area care facilities for a total of 40 years as a Nurse's Aide.
She was of the Christian faith. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting scrubbies, and sewing.
Survivors include daughter, Debbie Payne of Mediapolis, IA; son Mark Morse of Ft. Madison, IA; seven grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; siblings, Gerald "Pete" Underwood of Cedar Rapids, IA, George Underwood of Ft. Madison, IA, Sandra Parton of Burlington, IA, Ramona Underwood of Bloomfield, IA, and Ruth Fischer of New London, IA.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; daughter, Lori; son, Ricky; two brothers, Robert and Garry; and two sisters, Phyllis and Loretta.
The memorial service for Mrs. Morse will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 5th at Lunning Chapel. Rev. Dean Graber will officiate. Cremation has been entrusted to Lunning Chapel.
A memorial has been established.
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