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Mark Morton

Jun 03, 1949 - Sep 25, 2021


Mark R. Morton, age 72, of Sheboygan passed away early Saturday morning September 25, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. Mark was born June 3, 1949 in Elkhart, Indiana to the late Richard and Barbara (Petersen) Morton. Mark was united in marriage to Diane Winter on November 30, 1968 at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church. He was employed by Kohler Company in the enameling department and retired in 2014 from power house maintenence. He was a member of the Quarter Century Club. Mark was a longtime member of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed spending time with his family, genealogy and attending baseball games.

Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Diane, daughters Jennifer (Ross) Hoggatt of Waukesha, Melissa (Nathan) Dehne of St. Cloud, MN, Emilee (Dan) Mooney of Hartford, grandchildren Luke (Sarah) Hoggatt, Matthew Hoggatt, Danica Hoggatt, Sophia Hoggatt, Benjamin Dehne, Emma Dehne, Samuel Dehne, Adeline Mooney, Norah Mooney and Clare Mooney, sister Susan Morton of California, brothers John (Carol) Morton of Indiana and David (Tamara) Morton of Wisconsin. Mark is further survived by his brothers-in-law John (Vicki) Winter and Manning Kilton.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents and sister Jane Hillyer.

Family and friends may gather at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1439 S. 12th Street, Sheboygan on Thursday, September 30, 2021, from 10 a.m. until noon.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon on Thursday at the church with Fr. Paul Fliss officiating.

Masks are required for the visitation.

Online condolences may be expressed at

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established for the Parkinson’s Association and the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

Mark’s family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to The Gathering Place, Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center, Pine Haven Christian Home, Stoughton Hospital and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.


Date: Thursday Sep 30, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. - noon
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]

Funeral Mass

Date: Thursday Sep 30, 2021
Time: Noon
Location: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church [map]



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Bill & Barb Lahti

Our condolences and our prayers for the Family

ralph bruggink

I am sorry for your loss. I worked with Mark in the Power House at Kohler.. It was always fun to be on shift with Mark. He was a man to be proud of. He will be missed.

Joanne Bachhuber

I would like to be there for the funeral but will be at a Women's Retreat. I am so sorry to learn about your Dad. Jenn, prayers of peace and comfort are coming your way.

Keith & Yvonne Middleton & Family

Our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Mark. We will always remember him as a lovely, kind friend who we feel privileged to have known. May he rest in peace knowing that he has left many wonderful memories for his family to cherish. he is now safe in God's welcoming arms. With all our love. Keith, Yvonne, Kirsty & Paul xxxx

Donna Herbst

Diane, girls and family, my deepest sympathy to the family in the passing of Mark. We enjoyed working together many hours for s c i o.

Jodi Bonnett

Thinking of you Diane and family during this difficult time. I have many great memories with your family from many years ago with the Christensons! Mark was a good man and God needed a special angel. God's Blessings to all of you. Jodi

Pam (Hsu) Malinoski

Vanessa told me of Mark's passing. Our family will pray for the repose of his soul and the consolation of your entire family. May the souls of the faithfully departed rest in peace. Pam

Lisa and Mark Huehns

May you take comfort in knowing Mark has had such a positive impact on so many lives, and that his kind soul will never be forgotten. Sending our love and prayers to you all.

Dawn Roecker Wagner

I am very saddened to hear of Mark Morton's passing and wish to extend my prayers and condolences to the Morton family. I remember Mark's positive presence and spirit during my childhood in Sheboygan. I am truly sorry for your loss. and may your memories of him bring you peace.

Iris and Eugune Rudie

Sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord provide comfort for you and your family.

Susan Weber

My heart feels for your whole family. May our wonderful Lord and Savior give you peace in your hearts and strength in your souls. God bless all of you.

Thomas and Vinette Trumm

Mark was a nice guy who will be missed. Our prayers and thoughts go out to the family. ❤️

Kerri Eilers

We are so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, and brother Mark was. May he live on in each one of you. Much love from the Eilers family to all of you.