Obituary Margaret Etta Morris |

Obituary Margaret Etta Morris

Staff report

Mrs. Morris died Oct. 5, 2002, in South Lake Tahoe. She was born March 1, 1913, in Garden Valley, Idaho, to Dennis and Leona Aiken Needles.

She attended high school in Boise, Idaho, and two years of nursing school in Pocatello, Idaho.

Before moving to Gardnerville, she lived in Citrus Heights, Calif., for 15 years.

Mrs. Morris was a registered nurse for U.S. Public Health Service on Indian reservations for 27 years and retired in 1975. She was a member of the Lutheran church.

She served in the U.S. Army during World War II at Pearl Harbor.

She married Bob Morris in 1950. He preceded her in death in 1976.

Among her survivors are her sons and daughters-in-law Richard and Janie Ferguson of Gardnerville and Paul and Vicki Morris of Seattle, Wash.; daughter and son-in-law Leona and Joseph Mueller of Paulsbo, Wash.; brothers Charles Needles of Meridian, Idaho, and Elver Needles of Baker, Ore.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Cremation will be at Walton’s Sierra Crematory.

Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.