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Michael “Mike” Morley

May 07, 1947 - Mar 02, 2024

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Michael Morley, age 76, of Sheboygan, WI passed away on Saturday March 2, 2024. Mike was born May 7, 1947 in Park Rapids, MN to the late Robert and Ruth (Monson) Morley. He graduated from Lyman High School, Lyman Nebraska, in 1965 where he was a multi-sport athlete lettering in football, basketball, and track. He continued his athletic career in college playing basketball and earning degrees from Humboldt State University and Florida Atlantic University. Mike proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

In 1976, Mike married Laura Jean Dulberg in Boca Raton, FL. After marrying Barbara Kay Iltis in 1982, he had two children. The family lived in Sturgeon Bay, WI, Portland, TX, and Green Bay, WI. His entire career was spent as an engineer in the naval shipbuilding industry for the federal government before retiring in 2011. Mike had a wide variety of interests and was especially knowledgeable of many things mechanically related and enjoyed US history. In his free time Mike enjoyed playing golf, camping, and travelling – especially to visit family. In 2023 he was even able to travel to Alaska, finally completing his goal of visiting all 50 states.

Survivors include his son Christopher Morley of Sheboygan, daughter Kayla (Jim) Clinton and their daughter Lucy of Sheboygan Falls, brother Bruce (Laurie Albright) Morley of Boulder, CO, and sister Christine (Mike) Newlon of Lincoln, NE. Mike is further survived by nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions in memory of Mike can be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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Richard & Bethoe Monson

Our deepest condolences for the passing of such a nice, gentle nephew.

Keith E. Harimon

So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I had an opportunity to play highschool football with him. He was a great athlete, reliable teammate and friend. I always had the upmost respect for him. Prayers for the family in this time of loss.

Carol Fegler Myers

So sorry to hear about Mike. He was a very good friend!

Anne Morrison James

We are so sorry for your family's loss! Mike was such a dear person. We grew up together in Lyman & our families spent so many memorable times together! More than I can list. Mike taught us 3 Morrison girls how to drive in the little red Mustang. He & I floated down the N. Platte River in a canoe - such sunburns! We had fishing, boating, ice skating, & meals spent together. We all enjoyed watching Mike's athletic prowess in many sports. He was such a joy to know & to grow up with!! Much love goes his way & to you as you grieve his loss. Cliff & Anne Morrison James