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Samuel John Morris Sr.

Samuel John Morris, Sr.

Born: Tue., Oct. 15, 1957 - Died: Tue., Apr. 22, 2014

Samuel John Morris, Sr., 57, of Cass Lake, Minnesota passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Sam was born the son of Robert and Bernice (Morris) Hurd on October 15, 1957 in Cass Lake, Minnesota.

Sam loved cooking, so much so that he made it his career. He like going to the Palace and playing the "life of luxury" machine. Sam enjoyed going to pow wows and visiting his family and friends. He found joy in making people laugh as often as possible. Sam loved raising hell with the girls and hanging out with the 50 Cent Crew.

Sam reunites with his dad, Robert, his grandparents, his daughter Susan and his son Sam, Jr.

Those he leaves behind are his mother Bernice Hurd of Cass Lake, son; Jacob (Connie) Morris of Minneapolis, daughters; Yvonne Fineday of Bemidji, Serena Morris of Minneapolis, Jenny Ladue, Frances and Liz Morris both of Cass Lake, brothers; Terry (Julie) Morris, Robert Hurd, Jr., Louis Fisher and Robert Budreau all of Cass Lake, sisters; Debbie Jones and Cindy (Vern) Hurd both of Cass Lake, two uncles Steve Jones and Harry Morris, a special aunt Christine Jones, 17 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

The wake for Sam will begin Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. and continue until his 1:00 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, April 26, 2014, all being held at the Veteran's Memorial Building in Cass Lake, Minnesota. Pastor Mark R. Olson will be officiating. Those helping to lay Sam to rest are his pallbearers Randall Morris, Jr., Brandon Murray, Lucas White, Antonio Bellanger, Kyle Mitchell and Terry Jones. His honorary pallbearers are all his kids and family. Interment will be in the Prince of Peace Cemetery at Cass Lake/Mission immediately following his service.

Sam's arrangements have been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker. On-line condolences may be left for the family at


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