Charmaine L. Morse, 81 of Viola, died peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2020 at the home of her childhood friend, Marlene Richardson. Private burial will be at the National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Services are pending for October, when the family can all gather to celebrate Charmaine's life.
Charmaine was born on October 13, 1938 in Moline, Illinois to Jefferson L. & Evelyn M. (Beale) Hamarstrom. She married Laverne Morse in Rock Island, Illinois on August 26, 1972. He preceded her in death.
Charmaine enjoyed driving bus for Johannes Bus and waitressing at the Eagles Club. Together with her husband, she spent hours volunteering with the Lion's Club of Coal Valley and Rock Island and with the Blind Athlete Camps near the Quad Cities. In her spare time she enjoyed bowling.
Charmaine is survived by her children: Leann & Todd Turner of Grantsville, Maryland; Paul Watts of Colorado and Jeffery Watts of East Moline; Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband on March 1, 1996; a son, Steven and a daughter, LeeAnn.