Esther G. Morse (nee Rowley), 94, of Venice, Florida, and formerly of Elyria, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012. She was born July 15, 1917 in Elyria and was a former member of First United Methodist Church in Elyria and Grace United Methodist Church in Venice.
Esther is survived by a son, H. William Morse of Golden, Colorado; daughter, Susanne Nikla of Sarasota, Florida; two grandsons; one granddaughter; three great-granddaughters; and a brother, Russell Rowley.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Howard in 1986; parents, Harold and Dorothy Rowley, a brother, and two sisters.
A graveside service will be Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 11 A.M., at Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria with Reverend Roger Talbott officiating.
Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, visit www.dickenfuneralhome.com.