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Morris G. Domke, Sr

Jan. 30, 1924 - Jan. 26, 2010

Morris G. Domke, Sr., age 85 of Onaway, died on Tuesday January 26, 2010 at Northern Michigan Regional Hospital in Petoskey.  Morris was born in Ocqueoc on January 30, 1924 to Albert and Anna (Ostrofski) Domke.  On December 12, 1947 Morris married Alvernin "Vern" Sabisch in Ocqueoc.  They were married for 55 years at the time of Vern's death in January of 2003.  In March of 2004 Morris was married to Alisia Boulton in Yuma, Arizona. Morris and Alisia wintered in Arizona and spent summers in Edmondton, Alberta Canada. 
Morris spent most of his life in Ocqueoc or Onaway, except for the last six years and when he lived in Warren, Michigan where he worked in the maintenance department for the city of Warren.  Morris retired in 1972 and moved back "home" to the Onaway area.  Morris was a long time member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Onaway and also was a Boy Scout Leader for several years when living in Warren.  Morris enjoyed dancing, playing cards, and hunting.  He also enjoyed gardening and hobby farming.  Morris was a veteran of World War Two.  He served his country in the South Pacific as an Army cook.
Surviving Morris are his wife, Alisia Domke of Edmondton, Alberta Canada; two daughters, Scharlyn Maness of Gaylord and Deidra (Timothy) Splan of Onaway; two sons, Morris G. (Jody) Domke, II of Oregon, and Darren (Julie) Domke of Onaway; 27 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.  Also surviving are sister, Marie Allen, of Idaho; three brothers, Herbert (Christina) of Sears, Otis (Shirley) of Missouri, and Benedict (Carrie) Domke of Ocqueoc; and many nieces and nephews.
Morris is preceded in death by his first wife, Alvernin Domke (January 2003); four brothers, Paul, Albert, Marvel, and Bruno Domke; and four sisters, Josephina Boboltz, Anna Schwiesow, Esther Foldoe, and Mayend Krey.

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