Esther M. Morris

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Esther M. Morris, 93, of Cecil, passed away on Thursday afternoon, June 23, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on June 18, 1929 in Green Valley, daughter of the late Charles and Rose Hanelt. Esther was a graduate of Pulaski High School. In 1949 she married Kermit Morris. They celebrated 73 years of marriage earlier this year. Esther was employed at Pulaski Shoe Factory and Schroeder’s Flower Shop while also raising her family and gardening at home. She could grow anything anywhere. Esther also enjoyed puzzling and reading books. 

Survivors include her husband of 73 years, Kermit Morris, Cecil; three children and their spouses, Darold (Connie) Morris, Shawano, Darla (Rick) Alsteen, Crooked Lake, and Dale (Cindy) Morris, Cecil; one daughter-in-law, Wendy Morris, Shawano; seven grandchildren, Nathan (Marissa) Morris, Jenny (Bruce) Morris, Anne Morris, Julie (Firas) Morris, Peter Morris, Jeremy (Jolene) Morris, and Alan (Katie) Morris; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Dennis Morris; two grandchildren, Rodney Morris, Laura Ragland; and brothers and sisters.

Visitation for Esther will be held on Tuesday morning, June 28, 2022 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, W1294 Nauman Rd., Cecil from 9:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM. Officiating at the service will be Rev. John Laatsch with burial to follow at St. Anthony Cemetery, Oconto Falls. 

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The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Unity Hospice for their care of Esther and her family.

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