C. S. Morton
Feb 2, 1876 – Aug 18, 1956
Morton Dies After Heart Attack
BIG TRAILS - A heart attack suffered while mountain climbing Saturday evening proved fatal to Charlie S. Morton, 80, Broomfield, Colorado Washakie County Coroner Arnold Veile reported Monday.
Mr. Morton was with a party climbing a sandstone butte on the Ray Ainsworth ranch. He suffered the fatal attack after the party had reached the top of the butte.
Mr. Morton was born Feb. 2, 1876, at Dayton, Ia., a son of Henry and Malvina Morton. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Carrie Morton, and two daughters, Mrs. Herbert Ainsworth, Basin, and Mrs. Harold Ainsworth, Pendleton, Ore.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Worland Seventh-Day Adventist church. Burial will be at Ten Sleep.
Mr. Morton was visiting the Ainsworths.
SOURCE: Mrs. Herbert (Doris) Ainsworth's Scrapbook loaned to Fred Drake.