Carlyle "Mort" Morton

                    April 5, 1938  -  June 9, 2008

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Carlyle W. “Mort” Morton, a 38 year employee of United Airlines and 20 year volunteer Fireman for Apple Valley, MN, age 70 of Sioux Falls, SD, died Monday June 9, 2008 at Avera McKennan Hospital.   Carlyle William Morton, son of Silas and Regine (Erickson) Morton, was born April 5, 1938 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He grew up in Garretson, South Dakota where he graduated from high school. As a young man he began working for Capital Airlines in Detroit, Michigan where he met his future bride Glenda.   Carlyle and Glenda were united in marriage in 1960 at Beresford, South Dakota. The couple lived in Detroit and later for several years in California before settling in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Mort retired from United Airlines after 38 years of service. The couple then enjoyed traveling in their motor-home for the next nine years.   He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, and volunteer firefighter for over 20 years with Apple Valley Fire Department. Mort also enjoyed woodworking and painting.


  The family will greet friends from 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm Wednesday, June 11, 2008 at Miller West Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 am Thursday at Peace Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.   Grateful for having shared his life are his wife Glenda, two sons, Scott (Monique) Morton of Prior Lake, MN, Jeffery (Julie) Morton, Rochester, MN, two granddaughters Shelby and Sarah, and a host of other relatives and friends.                                                                                                                                                                        Memorials may be made to the Gift of Life Transplant House in Rochester, MN in memory of Carlyle Morton.


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Born: April 5, 1938

Death: June 9, 2008

This memorial provided by:
Hartford Chapel
Hartford, SD