SHERIDAN – Lois L Morton, 88, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Sheridan.
She was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Crab Orchard, Neb., the daughter of Logan and Laura (Ervin) Powell. She graduated from high school in Cheyenne.
She married Gaylord V. Morton on Aug. 17, 1946, in Torrington. They subsequently had two sons.
She was a loving wife and mother. She was an active member of PEO for more than 50 years, a member of the Sheridan First Presbyterian Church and a member of Eastern Star. She was an accomplished pianist and taught piano lessons in Sheridan during her younger years. She enjoyed gardening, entertaining, and travel. Lois and her husband moved multiple times with his employment and enjoyed all the states and the friends they made along the way. In 2010 she returned to Sheridan from Tucson, Ariz., to be close to family.
She is survived by her two sons Gary (Diane) Morton of Sheridan, and Roger (Joyce) Morton of Helena, Mont.; four grandsons Scott, Michael, Garet, and Nicholas; and two great-grandchildren Ryan and Kimberly. She is also survived by her sister, Audrey Donnelly of Loveland, Colo., and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gaylord and two sisters, Meleese Housen and Eunice Allison.
Cremation has taken place. In accordance with her wishes, graveside services will be held at a later date in Torrington.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.