May 31, 1921 – February 10, 2019
Mabel E. Morse, 97 years, of Morse Bluff passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.
Mabel was born on May 31, 1921, to Louis and Emma (Placek) Stranik. She graduated North Bend High School in 1939. Mabel taught at the rural schools of Schuyler and Rescue, Nebraska, and attended Midland Lutheran College. She married Duane Morse on Sept. 22, 1954, in Crested Butte, Colorado.
Mabel and Duane moved quite frequently due to his job. She had several job positions ranging from teaching to war plane production, teaching at California Military Academy, homemaker and accounting. She retired in 1986 from the Safeway Division Office. Mabel then worked as a greeter at Wal-Mart from 1989 to 2013.
She was a member of ZCBJ Lodge 9 in Morse Bluff, and enjoyed the casinos, gardening and traveling.
Mabel is survived by her son, Greg Morse of Morse Bluff; sister-in-law, Rosie Stranik; nephew, Robert Stranik; cousins, Tom, Jim, and Maribeth Stranik.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Leona Fencl; brothers, Louis, Raymond, and Lumir Stranik.
The funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Moser Memorial Chapel in North Bend. Rev. Scott Jensen will officiate. Visitation from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Prague National Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the family.
Online condolences may be left at www.mosermemorialchapels.com.
Moser Memorial Chapel, 1040 N Main St., North Bend, NE 402-652-8159