Died December 18, 1979

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MARGUERITE J. MORTON, daughter of Chris P and Nellie (Moore) Mines was born December 9, 1900, in Decatur County, Kansas.  She died December 18, 1979, at her home in Oberlin at the age of 79.
She grew to womanhood in Logan Township 10 miles west of Oberlin and attended Mt. Pleasant Grade School.  She graduated from Decatur Community High School in 1917 and taught several years in rural schools.
She was married November 9, 1919, to Victor J. Morton at Oberlin.  They made their home on a farm in Bassettville Township until the early 1950's when they moved to Oberlin.  They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in November.
Survivors include her husband, Victor, of the home; one sister, Lois Steiner and her husband Carl; one grandson, Daniel Howard Morton and his wife, Debbie, Dresden and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son Howard; one brother Cecil and one sister, Evelyn.
Services were held at 2 pm December 20 from Corcoran-Bateman Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Kaufmann officiating.  Burial was in Oberlin Cemetery. 

Submitted by Elsie Rarey