Hazel Morton Westfall

From the Oberlin Herald Jan 8, 1931

Hazel Ruby Morton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Morton was born near Kanona, Kans. April 17, 1890. Hazel grew to young womanhood in Decatur County attending and teaching school here.  In Burlington, Colo., on October 1, 1910 she was united in marriage to Floyd Westfall at which time they moved to Hale, Colo.  While living there she gave her heart to God and united with the M. E. Church of that place.   In the fall of 1914 Mr. and Mrs. Westfall adopted two sons, Charles and Henry, who have grown to young manhood under her care.

She died at her home in north Oberlin, December 29, 1930, age 40 years, 8 months and 12 days.  She leaves to mourn her untimely death: her husband, two sons, her mother, Mrs. H. S. Morton; two sisters Mrs. George Ropert and Mrs. C. E. Glodd; and one brother, Neal Morton. Her father died October 15, 1928.

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the M. E. Church in Kanona with Rev. Oscar Brown of Hoxie in charge.  Burial in the Kanona Cemetery. 

Submitted by Elsie Rarey