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Alice L. Morris

Published: Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Alice L. Morris

PROPHETSTOWN – Alice L. Morris, 80, of Prophetstown, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford.

Alice was born Aug. 21, 1932, in Walnut, 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 nurse’s aide at Morrison Community Hospital, and a volunteer at Illini Hospital in Silvis.

Survivors include one son; Jim (Shirley) Morris of Coal Valley, one daughter; Mary (Mike) Vahle of Prophetstown, five grandchildren, two step-grandchildren 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.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at McDonald Funeral Home, 46 Grove St., in Prophetstown. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Riverside Cemetery in Prophetstown with the Rev. Frances Wawrysuk officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Prophetstown Food Pantry. Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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