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Mr. Dennis D. Morse, an 81-year-old resident of Trenton, died at 11:06 p.m., Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.

Family visitation will be held Wednesday, February 22, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with family giving remembrances at 6:00 p.m. at Slater-Neal Funeral Home in Trenton.

Mr. Morse was born January 31, 1942 in Moscow Mills, the son of Dewey and Edna Twellman Morse. He was an over-the-road truck driver, logging over one million miles of driving. He was also a farmer, which he dearly loved.

He was a charter member of the Moscow Mills Lions Club and was a member of Trenton Elks Lodge No. 801. He loved to shoot clay birds and was on the trap shooting team and was an avid John Wayne fan. After his death, he was a tissue donor.

On July 7, 1990 he was married to Susan Denise Jokers at Carlinville, IL.

His survivors include his wife, Susan of the home; four sons, Wade R. Morse of St. Louis, Adam J. Morse of Livingston, TS, Aaron M. Bright and wife, Pam L. of Trenton and Vaughn M. Bright and wife, Mary of Granite City, IL; thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Roy Morse.

Memorials are suggested to the National Rifle Association and may be left with the funeral home.

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