Dorlyne “Mort” Huntley Morton, age 96, a longtime resident of Torrington, WY was welcome into the Lords loving arms on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019.
He was born August 3, 1922 in Huntley, Wyoming. He was married to Gladys Young on April 29, 1945. They had four children. He was a postman in Torrington, WY and was known as the whistling mailman. They owned a laundromat and a traveling agency, which gave them the opportunity to travel the world. They celebrated their 70th anniversary in 2015.
He had an amazing sense of humor, a great love for his Lord, his family and his country.
They lived in Wyoming until 2009 when they moved to the big city of Olathe to be closer to their kids.
He was proceeded in Death by his wife Gladys, his parents, and two brothers. He is survived by his four children: Bradley (Jan) Morton from Mission Viejo, Ca, Deborah (David) Vest from Wichita, Ks, Brenda (David) Benzel from Olathe, KS and Dr. Doug (Karna) Morton from Cody, WY.
Funeral service will be on Thursday, February 14th, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Olathe, KS. Viewing will be Wednesday evening, February 13th, at Penwell-Gabel funeral home in Olathe from 6:00 to 8:00pm.
Graveside service and burial will be in Torrington, WY, Valley View Cemetery at 10:00 Saturday, February 16th.
Memorial gifts may be given to Metropolitan Lutheran Ministries, 722 Reynolds Ave., Kansas City, KS 66101.
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