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Sep 28, 1954 - Jul 03, 2020


September 28, 1954 - July 03, 2020


Daniel Joseph Morris, 65, of Negaunee and formerly of the DeWitt, MI area, left to be with the Lord on Friday, July 3, 2020. He was under the care of the wonderful staff at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI and passed on his terms with his family by his side.

Dan was born on September 28, 1954 in St. Johns, MI to the late William and Mary (Simon) Morris. He was a graduate of DeWitt High School.

Dan touched many lives during his 65 years on earth. He was married to Kim for 30 years before parting ways in 2005, but was blessed with four wonderful children.

Dan worked at the Marquette Branch Prison until his retirement. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. Anyone who had the pleasure of knowing Dan knew that he was there to help or get into trouble, depending upon when in his lifetime you knew him. He was always up for a good time, whether it was fishing, golf, family Christmases in July or just a random meetup. Dan kept his sense of humor to the very end. He left this earth as the Dan everyone knew and loved.

Dan is survived by his children, Dan II (Torie Eddy-Morris) of Juneau, WI, Audrey (Gary Floyd) of New Caney, TX, Valarie of Negaunee and Ben (Heather Zastrow) of Bonduel, WI; his grandchildren, Spencer, Evangeline, Jordan, Parker, Patience, Megan, Ashley, Nick, Cadin, Hannah and Dylan; siblings, Mae Morris of Eden Prairie, MN and Pete Morris of South Bend, IN. Besides his parents, Dan was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald J. Morris; and sisters-in-law, Mary J. Morris and Mary C. Morris.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 26th, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. at Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Rev. Gregory Heikkala officiating. Visitation will take place starting at 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home until the time of the service. For live streaming of Daniel's service please visit https://my.gather.app/remember/daniel-morris

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dan's name to a local hospice of your choice.

Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Morris family where memories and condolences may be shared at canalefuneral.com


Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services

526 North Third Street
Marquette, MI 49855

Memorial Service
Sun, Jul 26, 2020 at 2:30 pm
Canale-Tonella Funeral Home and Cremation Services

526 North Third Street
Marquette, MI 49855

For live streaming please visit my.gather.app/remember/daniel-morris

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