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MORSE, KATHLEEN JEWEL CLARK Oct. 13, 1926 to Dec. 2, 2012 Kay was born in Warren, Minnesota. The family came to San Diego when Kay was one year old. Kay attended Cajon Valley Grammar School, Grossmont High School and San Diego State College. During school days, she worked at the old El Cajon Theatre on Magnolia Street. Kay also worked for a dentist and counted "ration stamps" for a meat market during World War II. Kay and Jack Morse were married in 1945 in Minneapolis where Jack was stationed with Navy. After the war, they bought a house in El Cajon and began raising a family. They were later divorced. Kay worked as a bookkeeper for Intercity Soils and later worked for the county of San Diego until her retirement in 1991. Kay loved a good book, the preforming arts and chocolate. She volunteered with the San Diego Sheriffs Department in Santee. Kay was preceded in death by her father William Clark, mother Agnes (Peggy) Janson, and brother Ronald Clark. She was extremely proud of her sons David of Davis and Steven of Altadena. She had great love for her grandsons Jonathan, Peter and Tanner and daughters-in-law Denise and Rebecca. Kay is also survived by many cousins in San Diego and Minnesota.

Published in The San Diego Union Tribune on Dec. 7, 2012
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