Donna Morse

Donna L. Morse, 88, of Grand Island, died Saturday May 18, 2019 at Tabitha Residence-Cove House in Lincoln. 

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 28 at the Apfel Funeral Home-Grand Island with Pastor Bill Rowland officiating. Burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, and a luncheon will follow at Beacon of Hope Church. Visitation will be from 4 - 7 p.m. Monday, May 27 at Apfel Funeral Home. 

 Memorials may be given to the Beacon of Hope Church. Online condolences may be directed to

Donna Lou Morse was born March 8, 1931 in Wayne to John and Eva R. (Bose) Ulrich. She was one of 13 children, a twin, and the last living sibling of her family. She grew up and received her education in Wayne. She lived in Grand Island for many years and worked at the Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant and also worked at New Holland until her retirement in 1991.

Donna married Winston D. “Winnie” Morse on June 23, 1990. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and for the past several years, has been attending the Beacon of Hope Church. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge and United Commercial Travelers. She was on the Senior Bowling League at West Side Lanes. She enjoyed traveling, drinking coffee and visiting with friends, playing cards, gardening and spending time with her family.

Survivors include a son, Jason (Tammie) Foreman of Lincoln; a stepson: Steven (Brenda) Morse of Canby, Ore; a stepdaughter, Lori Morse of Philadelphia, Penn.; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Winston; sisters, Betty Hafner and Delores Jensen and brothers, Arline, Walter, Benny, Howard, John Jr., Clarence, Donald, Bobby, Murlen and Stanley Ulrich; and her beloved dog, Fifi.

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