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Gary G. Morse

Gary G. Morse, 80, of Grand Island, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Gary’s wishes were to be cremated and have no funeral service. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Elmwood Cemetery in St. Paul.

Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.

Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is assisting the family.

Gary was born on May 13, 1940, at St. Paul, the son of Clifford R. and Evelyn M. (Anderson) Morse.

He was united in marriage to Patricia A. “Pat” Svoboda on Oct. 15, 1960, in St. Paul.

Gary was a longtime route salesman for Old Home Bread.

He is survived by his children, Brenda Lieb of St. Paul, Keith Morse and Marleen Hingst of Omaha, and Rich and Sheila Morse of Kearney; six grandchildren, Dylan Lieb and Jaci Stanczyk of Ashton, Brady Morse, Carlie Morse, Ryan Morse, Jaiden Morse and Josie Morse, all of Kearney; ten great grandchildren; and the mother of his children and friend, Pat Morse of Kearney.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one great grandson.

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I can't tell you how sorry I am to hear of Gary's passing. My deepest condolences to the entire Morse family. Greg Zyntek

Greg Zyntek Feb 16 2021 7:38 PM

Brenda so sorry about your dad After high school he was a good friend to Leon and I always. After they retired Leon and Gary used to walk together at Eagle Lake. They enjoyed visiting. Love and Blessings to all of you! Janice Mathis

Janice Mathis Feb 11 2021 2:21 PM

I worked with Gary many years ago at Metz Baking Company. He was a good friend, always so kind and quietly "there" when you needed his help. We are so sorry for your loss and send condolences to Pat, our neighbor, also.

Jan Hoyt Feb 8 2021 3:04 PM

Rich family I was very sorry to hear of your loss. May God wrap his arms around each of you and comfort you during this difficult time MS. Childers (yrtck)

Theresa Childers Feb 1 2021 6:56 PM

Rich and family, So sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. I enjoyed working with him years back when he was around the Kearney area. He truly was a good guy. Ed Mach

Ed Mach Feb 1 2021 5:15 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Cherish the fond memories you have of your father...that's something that can't be taken from you. Gary was a great friend, so kind and caring. I will miss our betting on the NE/WI football games! Dave Lemiesz

Dave Lemiesz Feb 1 2021 12:35 PM

Brenda Keith and Rich, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and so sorry that you have to go through this. We will keep you in our prayers. I know there is a party going on in heaven with all those Morse Rock McCord and Anderson clan singing and dancing! Much love to you all.

Denise Lukasiewicz Jan 31 2021 10:25 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gary Morse

Cindy Rehder Jan 31 2021 1:57 AM

My heart goes out to you. Gary was such a kind and thoughtful man. He is going to be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Betty Johansen Jan 30 2021 11:52 PM

My deepest and heartfelt sympathies to you all. I have so many fun and wonderful memories of your Dad. He truly was a great guy and always so welcoming and friendly every time I saw him. I will keep you my thoughts and prayers. :heart:

nancy shindle Jan 30 2021 4:27 PM