Delores Morton (1931 - 2011)

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    - Marcy (Welz) Glenn
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"GRANDMA DELORES"

Delores Imogene Morton, 80, passed away suddenly on March 27, 2011, after a very brief illness. She was born Jan. 13, 1931, to Leonard and Imogene (Vaught) Bopp in Joliet. Delores grew up in the Bozeman area.

She married Sidney Morton on March 2, 1947, and they were married for 61 years. They raised their sons, Ron and Bob, at the Rainbow Ranch in the Gallatin Canyon and in Belgrade. Following her retirement from food services at MSU and Bozeman schools, Delores and Sid enjoyed fishing and following their grandchildren's sports.

Delores is survived by Ron (Cody) of Gallatin Gateway, their son Destry and children Kendree and Peyton of Gallatin Gateway, and son Jade (Lorielle) and children Mason and Finley of Lander, Wyo.; Bob (Lyn) of Gallatin Gateway, their son Cole (Carrie) and children Audrey and Callan of San Diego, son Clay (Kellie) and children Aidan and Kieran, and daughter Scotta, all of Gallatin Gateway. Also surviving are nephew Butch Bopp (Nancy), and their children Travis Bopp (Tracy) and Lynn Custis (Kenny) and their families, all of Wyoming; and a niece, Darlene Cleveland and family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sid, and brother, Warren.

A private family service will be held. A reception celebrating her life will be at 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the Gallatin Gateway Community Center.

Memorials may be sent to the Little Bear Schoolhouse Museum, P.O. Box 439, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730; to Shodair Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 5539, Helena, MT 59604; and to Gallatin Gateway Community Center, P.O. Box 329, Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.dahlcares.com.
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Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Mar. 29, 2011
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