Stephenson

Ronald Morton Sr.

RONALD G. MORTON, SR., 87 of Stephenson, MI passed away on Sunday October 20, 2019 at Aurora Medical Center-Bay Area in Marinette, WI.  Ron was born on August 5, 1932 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late George and Viola (Roller) Morton.  He was a 1950 graduate of Manistique High School.  In 1953 Ron married the former Jenene Caskey in Richmond, IN.  She preceded him in death on November 2, 2002.  On February 16, 2008 Ron married Joyce Chaney in Stephenson, MI.  Ron worked for Manistique Paper for 35 years and spent the last 17 of those years in sales and as a service rep.  He enjoyed traveling, going to shows at the casino and spending time with his family.  Ron was a member of Lost Lake Covenant Church and the 32nd Degree Mason’s.

Survivors include his wife:  Joyce of Stephenson, MI; 2 children:  Ronald G. (Candace) Morton Jr. of Marinette, WI and Jenette (Dennis) Weaver of Menominee, MI; 3 grandchildren:  Heidi (Tom) McGowan of Marinette, WI, Richard (Jacqueline) Morton of VA and Paul (Kristi) Weaver of Grand Haven, MI; 7 great grandchildren; 3 step children:  Christine (Dan) Denau of Escanaba, MI, Mark (Diane) Blaskowski of Kingsford, MI and Joe (Anne) Blaskowski of Bay City, MI; 8 step grandchildren; and nephews.  Ron was preceded in death by his brother:  Richard Morton.

Visitation for Ron will be held at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home on Saturday November 30, 2019 from 10:00 am until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 am with Pastor Andrew Stonina officiating.

Ron’s family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to Atrium Post Acute Care Center in Menominee and the Out Patient Services and Aurora Bay Area Medical Center for all the care they gave Ron over the years.

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