James S. Morse, 57, of Toledo, OH, died Saturday, December 29, 2001, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio after a long illness. He was born July 27, 1944, in Toledo to Mr. and Mrs. Earl (Mary Wintersmith) Morse and attended Libbey High School. Survived by daughter, Theresa (Randy) Largo of Toledo; brothers, Thomas Kine of Toledo, Robert (Judy ) Morse of Las Vegas, NV, Donald (Polly) Morse of Canton, Tony (Nadine) Morse of Toledo and John (Jill) Morse of Waterville; sisters, Sherley Blessing of Toledo, Iva Davis of Toledo, Marlene (Wes) Menter of Curtis,OH, Beverly Rock of Toledo and Gail (George) Taber of Toledo; grandson Jimmy Morse, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, David "Skip" Kine and Earl "Bud" Morse. Services will be conducted on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Epiphany Lutheran Church (915 N. Reynolds Rd., Toledo), Pastor Larry Smith, officiating. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hospice of Northwest Ohio (30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551). Strabler Funeral Home, (1163 W. Sylvania at Lockwood 419-269-1111) is handling arrangements.