STUART, Fla. -- Elmer James Morris, 85, Palm City, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2001, at the Hospice of Martin and St. Lucie Residences in Stuart, Fla.
He was born in Aberdeen, S.D. He lived in Aitkin County for 45 years. Before his retirement, he owned and operated Jane Morris retail stores in Minnesota and Florida for 50 years. He also owned and operated the Round Lake Turkey Farm for 25 years. He served as a captain in the Marines during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Morris, Palm City; two sons, Robert and Arthur Morris, both of Aitkin; two daughters, Candace Foster, Lincoln, Mass., and Sara Penny Morris, Arcata, Calif.; two grandchildren; a brother, Arthur Morris, Minneapolis; and two sisters, Mary Schmidt, Princeton, N.J., and Suzanne Peterson, Minneapolis.
Services will be June 23 at his home in Aitkin.
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