Earl A. Morse, 83, of Baroda passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph.
A joint memorial service for Earl and his wife, Joyce, will be announced and held in May. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com.
Earl was born in Fountain, Michigan on the Morse family farm on May 1, 1938 the son of the late Earl Alonzo and Nettie Morse. As a child and young adult, he worked on the Morse farm and attended Custer High School where he excelled in playing basketball. Earl graduated in May 1956 and started working as an x-ray technician. Afterwards he enlisted in the US Army and trained as a medic and eventually stationed in Ulm, Germany with the 4th Armor Division. After returning from Germany Earl married Rosemary Strzyzewski of Mainistee, Michigan and moved to Compton, California in 1962 and they began raising their first two sons, Earl Allen and Jeffrey Michael. In 1964 they moved to Chicago, Illinois and their third son, Kevin Mark was born. Eventually Earl settled in Saint Joseph, Michigan and worked from 1973 until 2001 at the D C Cook Nuclear Plant. Earl married his lifetime partner Joyce Eberhardt in 1982 and they were inseparable until her passing in Nov 2021. Earl loved spending time outdoors especially fishing and hunting. He was a true giver and would doing anything to support and help his family and friends.
Earl is survived by, three sons, Earl (Cynthia) Morse, Jeffrey (Carol) Morse, Kevin (Michele) Morse, and one stepson and two stepdaughters, Mary (Joel) Zavoral, Ricky (Erin) Eberhardt, and Jenny Eberhardt; seven grandchildren, Paul, Petra, Jeff, Katie, Zack, Maggie, and Holden; six great-grandchildren; Gavin, Gabe, Kora, Margo, Josiah, and Paisley; and his siblings, Patricia, Sharon, Harold, and Gerald.
Arrangements are entrusted to Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman.