Ilse Anna Morgan

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Ilse Anna Morgan

Ilse Morgan of Redondo Beach, CA passed away on January 24, 2013. Born May 28, 1931 in Vienna, Austria, Ilse lived there until age 6 when Nazi occupation forced her family to emigrate to England where she attended school at the Bar Convent and pursued her associate's degree at Kingston College. In 1950, she immigrated to the United States with her family. In 1954, she married her first husband, Ted J. Dobbs and moved from Illinois to settle in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. She had two children, Gregory and Lydia. Later, with her second husband, George Morgan she had daughter, Helen. She then moved to New Hampshire where she owned and operated two hotels with restaurants. In 1981, Ilse moved back to Longmeadow where she held various positions in hospitality and retail. In 2008, she moved to Raleigh, NC to be closer to her youngest daughter. In 2011, she moved to Redondo Beach to spend time with her son and daughter. Ilse was an avid tennis player and swimmer. She loved entertaining and played piano by ear. Surviving are her son, Greg Dobbs of Redondo Beach, CA; her daughters, Lydia Dobbs of Carlsbad, CA and attorney Helen O'Shaughnessy; son-in-law, Declan O'Shaughnessy, and granddaughter, Maeve O'Shaughnessy of Raleigh, NC, and numerous friends and relatives. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Feb. 4, 2013
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