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Description: Obiturary of Morton, Cora "Corky" PaulineDate: December 3 2008
Newspaper published in: Pittsfield
Page/Column: A6 / 3
Cora "Corky" Pauline Morton, 62, died Nov. 29, 2008, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Per her wishes cremation has taken place and private family services will be held at a later date.
She was born Jan. 18, 1946 in Pittsfield to the late Gussie and Isa (Guthrie) Wintjen. March 7, 1964 she married Richard G. "Pete" Peters in Savannah and he preceded her in death. Cora then remarried to Monte M. Morton and he survives her of Bowling Green, Mo.
She is also survived by her two sons, Tim G. Peters and his wife Michele of Wardsville, Mo. and Tracy D. Peters and his wife Heather of Henley, Mo.; her daughter, Tina M. Peters of Jefferson City, Mo.; a brother, Larry Wintjen and his wife Carol of Hardin; sisters, Patricia Rardin of Sedalia, Mo. and Shirley Mutert of Platte City, Wis.; as well as grandchildren, Dalton, Jayde, Cole and Kayleigh; and many precious nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Cora is preceded in death by an infant son Terry G. Peters, a brother, Howard Wintjen; and two sisters, Lily "Dolly" Darlene Wintjen and Isa "Florene" Simpkin.
She was employed at Ryan's Steakhouse in Jefferson City. The thing she enjoyed the most was spending time with her grandchildren. She also loved nature, especially hunting mushrooms and gathering plants, roots and nuts with her brother Larry.
Online condolences can be extended to Corky's family at www.heartlandcremation.com. Memorial Contributions are requested to Community Hospices of America, 1005 Northeast Dr., Jefferson City, MO 65109. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heartland Cremation & Burial Society of Columbia. (573) 442-7850