Homemaker, gardener, volunteer, pet lover, buddy to all
Longtime Claremont resident and homemaker Sarah Meier Morris died September 11 in Houston, Texas on the age of 97.
Sarah was born on March 23, 1923 exterior Madison, Indiana to Bessie Mae Meier and John Henry Meier.
She was raised on a hilltop farm overlooking the Ohio River, the place she developed a lifelong love of animals and gardening. She attended a one-room schoolhouse with “ten or twelve different college students at any time” for grades one by six.
She met her future husband, Edward D. “Ted” Morris, on her sixteenth birthday. They have been married shortly after she graduated from North Madison Excessive College in 1941. She additionally attended the College of Cincinnati.
She labored in varied civil service jobs and for the USO in Brooklyn, New York, St. Petersburg, Florida and Seattle, Washington whereas Mr. Morris was stationed in these cities with the Service provider Marines throughout World Struggle II.
From 1946 by June of 1953 she supported her household and put Mr. Morris by faculty and medical faculty by operating The Cabin, the campus hamburger and malt store at Hanover Faculty, and dealing as an assistant within the dietitian division of Kids’s Hospital on the College of Cincinnati.
The couple additionally lived briefly in Galveston, Texas, Celina, Ohio and Arcadia previous to transferring to Pomona in 1957, when Dr. Morris joined the workers at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Middle. They moved to Claremont in 1962, the place she remained for the subsequent 50 years, excluding the 1966-1967 faculty yr, after they lived with their kids Jill and Invoice on a dairy farm exterior Deputy, Indiana. She moved to Houston to be close to household in 2012 following Dr. Morris’ demise in 2005.
She was a loving spouse, mom, aunt, grandparent and a buddy to all. She cherished to prepare dinner and entertain her household and their pals, each at house and on the household’s seaside home in San Clemente.
She additionally cherished to backyard, handle her pets and function group mom for youth sports activities groups. She was energetic within the Ladies’s Auxiliary of the Los Angeles County Medical Affiliation, for whom she offered hundreds of fruit desserts to lift cash for scholarships.
Mrs. Morris was predeceased by her eight siblings.
She is survived by her daughter Jill Ann Morris and son in regulation Andrew Ok. Boszhardt, Jr., of New Vernon, New Jersey; son William D. “Invoice” Morris and spouse Ellen Sampson Morris, of Houston, Texas; grandchildren Andrew Ok. Boszhardt III, Alex E. Boszhardt, Paige N. Boszhardt, Edward S. Morris and Henry E. Morris; and several other nieces, nephews, and their kids and grandchildren.
A household memorial service can be held in Madison, Indiana in 2021.
In lieu of different remembrances, the household requests that memorial contributions be made to the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Basis at www.pvhmc.org/ giving-support/ways-to-give/giving-in-memory-or-honor, or by test to the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Basis, 1798 N. Garey Ave., Pomona, CA 91767, or to the charity of your alternative.