Brian Morse

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Brian James Morse, age 31, passed away Sunday, November 14th at his home in Fargo. Brian was born on New Years Eve, 1989. He was the first of 3 children born to Todd and Teri Morse. He spent his younger years growing up near the Twin Cities and moved to the Fargo/Moorhead area when he was 11 years old. Brian attended Park Christian School and went on to finish his schooling at Isanti High School. His passion for sports and love for animals were always front and center in his life as he grew up. He excelled in most any sport that he tried and had such a huge and caring spot in his heart for animals. In Brian’s later years, he developed a love and eye for photography. Brian was joined in marriage to Alicia Kopis and from that union they were blessed with a beautiful, smart and funny daughter, Ellie Marie Morse. Brian worked as a welder at Bobcat in Gwinner, ND for more than 5 years and went on to work in a variety of production and manufacturing positions. Brian is survived by his daughter, Ellie, Parents Todd and Donna, sisters Brooke (Joseph) Pezdirtz, Britney (Nathan) Tebedo, Emily Morse. Brothers Hoss (Leslie) DeLanghe, Casey (Christine) DeLanghe, and Michael (Morgan) Morse. His grandparents Jim and Wilma Morse, Sharon and Rich Dohrmann, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Proceeding Brian in death is his mother Teri Lynne Morse, grandfather Fred Ganz, and grandparents Wendell and Eileen Trei. Brian, we will miss you dearly and will remember you for your smile, sense of humor, and caring heart.

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  1. Bri-Guy… my firstborn nephew….my heart! Deeply, deeply loved. Always. Give your mom and Grandpa a big hug.
    Aunt Lori

  2. Todd and Donna,
    I am so sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathy for you both and the rest of your family🧡🙏🧡

  3. Todd, Donna and Family, Our hearts are heavy and saddened to hear of your loss of Brian. May God hold you all in His hand and may His comforting ways bring you together in His love with memories of Brian that you all hold dear. He will never be forgotten. Such treasure in heaven can never be destroyed. He will await you! We don’t always know the eternal purposes of God. We are to trust, obey and love Him. Hugs from afar……
    It is in the cross of Christ we have our hope in times like these, when we don’t understand. Remember, God lost His son too. But then it is the resurrection we look to for our life eternal. Shalom

    Friends forever

  4. Todd, Donna and family, I am sorry to hear the loss of Brian. Even though I never met him in person, he seemed like a spirit of energy you could tell this from your post of sharing family time. His memories will live on with you all and through his daughter Ellie. He is now the angel who will watch over you all as time pass and leaves you all to carry on the spirit of energy. Love Conni and Adam.

  5. Gonna miss u u were the best freind anyone could have the things u tought me the life talks will so much b missed i miss u my freind

  6. So very sorry for your loss… heart goes out to you Brooke, Donna and your entire family… will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Brian was an Amazing person with such a beautiful & caring Heart. His Creativity & Art was always so powerful. He always knew the right words to say and was so full of Wisdom. Brian will be deeply Missed. My prayers go out to his entire family- If you need anything, Please don’t hesitate to reach out. 🕊

  8. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families. I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you. Love you!!

  9. You always had such a great smile! You are gone too soon and will be missed but I know you are with your mom now! Give her a big hug from me! We miss you both and look forward to seeing you again someday!

  10. Dear Todd and Donna, We are so very sad to hear of the loss of your son. Our hearts go out to you with much sympathy. At times such as these we remember our Hope is in Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. May His peace be with you always!

  11. Todd and Donna, sending you hugs and covering your family in prayers.. Difficult to understand God’s ways but I have to remind myself He is in control, our days are numbered, and we just have to trust and have faith in His ways. Easier said than done when it comes to losing our child. Parents are not suppose to bury their children.

  12. Donna & Todd, Dean and I send our condolences and prayers for your family. May God hold you all close and bring comfort as only he can in this very sad time for your family.

  13. So sorry for your loss of your son. He was a very good friend to my daughter Olivia Foss and her son Leo Cash. She has been helping him and encouraging him over the last 3 years. He was loved and will be dearly missed.
    Nancy and Darren
    Phoenix, Az

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