June 16, 1893 — Rochester, MI
From the Rochester Era [Rochester, Oakland, Michigan], Friday, June 16, 1893:
O.O. [Orville O.] Morse, of Lapeer, was in town Tuesday. He reports his brother, Lorenzo D., as very sick with bladder trouble, with little or no hope of recovery.
LATER-Mr. Morse died Tuesday, and Undertaker Woodworth was sent for to prepare the remains for burial. Deceased was 77 years of age, and up to his removal to Detroit a year or two ago, had been a resident of Rochester for twelve or fourteen years. He and his brother, O.O. Morse, built the double brick store on Main street in 1881. Mr. Morse was a man of reputed wealth, but had been in poor health for many years. He leaves a wife, but no children.