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David Morehouse

February 9, 1947 — June 14, 2022


Madison - David C. Morehouse passed away at home on June 14, 2022, at the age of 75. David was born on February 9, 1947, in Madison, WI. He was the son of Albert J. and Virginia K. (Lorenz) Morehouse.

He was a graduate of Madison East High School class of 1965. He entered the United State Marine Corps in October 1966 and served two tours of duty in Vietnam, the first during the Tet Offensive. Over his lifetime David did many things, he was a son, brother, father, Marine, electrician, outdoorsman, artist, gardener, and a veteran. He always believed that his greatest professional accomplishments were his work on the restoration of the Wisconsin State Capital and with the National Park Service in Washington DC.

In October 1986, he married Alice Schmitz (Wurgler). He is survived by his wife, his son, Nicholas (Shelly) Morehouse; a grandson, Silas Morehouse and Jacob his Chocolate Lab. He is further survived by his siblings: Jeanne (Jack) Sexton, Tari (George) Brewe, Joe, and John (Jeana) Morehouse and their families and by his aunt Sister Anne Morehouse. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Daniel.

A small family remembrance will be held in honor of David after cremation. Charitable donations in David’s memory can be made to Agrace Hospice Care: 5395 Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711 or

Cress Funeral & Cremation Services

3610 Speedway Road

(608) 238-3434

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