Mary Margaret Morse, 67, of Belvidere, passed peacefully, on Monday, March 11, 2013 surrounded by her husband and four children after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Mary loved life as she would say “she’s a busy woman”! Mary cherished and loved her love of her life, husband Thomas with all of her heart! Tom was there caring for her, keeping her strong and fighting her battle from Day one! Mary was everything to him! In addition to her husband, Mary is survived by her children, Dawn (Lance) Knepper-Roberts, Lisa (Jeff) Knepper-Hanus, Susan Knepper-Farel, Roger Overhouse; step-children Kimberly Morse and Carrie Morse; eight grandchildren, Kyle Pierce, Tyler Lusz, Terry Gluff, Brook Ann Morse, Shannon Walsh, Cassadi Walsh, Tommi Walsh, Shyla Stockel; two great-grandchildren, Devan Martin and Konner Kammerude; three siblings, Rose M. (Ed) Miller, John Kennedy, Gary (Dawn) Heer.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home 218 W. Hurlbut Av. Deacon, Jim Olson will conduct a short service at 3:45 p.m. Cremation will take place following the visitation.