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Alva Morton, Jr.

September 20, 1928 — March 31, 2019

Alva Morton, Jr., 90, of the Kansas City Northland and formerly of Otho and Dayton, IA, passed away March 31, 2019, at home with family at his side. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the Otho Cemetery with graveside military rites conducted by the Peterson American Legion Post #323 of Dayton, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dayton where Alva was a member. For online condolences please visit:

Alva was born September 20, 1928, in Ogden, IA, the youngest of three children of Alva and Verna (Breiner) Morton. Along with his parents, Alva was preceded in death by his wife, Betty May (Harris) Morton; and sisters, Wana Anderson and Mona Semprini.

Alva served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war. He worked many years as a truck driver for Smithway Express and also managed the Johnston Block Factory in Ft. Dodge, IA.
Survivors include his sons, Kent Morton (Loretta) of Kansas City and Dana Morton (Pamela) of Rhinelander, WI; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

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