Norman Lee Morse, 58, of Reno, passed away at 9:48 a.m. on Sunday (Feb. 10, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born in Marietta on Sept. 19, 1954, a son of Betty Sharpe and Carroll Morse. He attended West Bloomfield School in Michigan. Norm worked with heavy equipment for many years.
On July 17, 1989, he married Denise Cieslak who survives with one son and one daughter, Norman Morse of Reno and Stephanie (Shawn) Henderhan of Marietta; niece, Ashley Stillion of the home; grandchildren, Savannah and Shawn Henderhan of Marietta; brother, Carroll Morse Chris (Ann) Morse of Michigan; sisters, Tammy (Mike) Florida, Sharon (John) McCann, both of Michigan, Cathy (Joe) Vasku of Arizona; many nieces and nephews of Michigan and Arizona; his lifelong friends, Scott Keway, Edmond (Kip) Adams, Tom Lafave; nieces and nephews, Heather (Darrell) Shaouni, Holly Keway, Jacob Tubbs, Heidi Keway, Lilly and Nate Estes, Eric Thomas, Adrian Thomas, and a special niece, Tabitha Cieslak, who were all with him during his illness; Uncle George and Aunt Susie Root and Lillian Emerick of Marietta.
At his request he will be cremated and burial will be at a later date. McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of sympathy may be sent at www.lankfordfh.com.