Eva Jane Ambrose Morton

Eva Jane Ambrose Morton

Jane Morton was born to Eva and William Ambrose in Colorado Springs, and her family owned and operated a cattle ranch near Fort Morgan. She graduated from Fort Morgan High School and Colorado State College of Education in Greeley. In 1953 Jane married Richard “Dick” Morton. The couple raised three children and lived in Denver, Englewood, Breckenridge, and Colorado Springs. For more than twenty-five years they spent winters in Mesa, Arizona and also enjoyed their little house in Creede, Colorado in summertime. In addition to teaching school, Jane was a writer - publishing more than ten books including novels for young readers, picture books, and a Father Dyer church history. She wrote and performed cowboy poetry for twenty years, telling stories of ranch life, people, and western history. Honored with many national awards, her poetry continues to be featured on www.cowboypoetry.com. Jane said, “Someone asked me how long it took to write a poem. I thought a moment, and then I knew. All my life.” Her books of poetry include “Turning to Face the Wind” and “In this Land of Little Rain”. Left to cherish her memory are husband, Dick; children, John (Kasia) Morton, Lizabeth (John) Duckworth and Mary (James) Crawford. Her five grandchildren are James (Alison) Crawford, Rich Crawford, Heather (Matt) Dane, Chris (Siana) Duckworth and Jon Duckworth. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren. Remembrance Gathering, 4:00PM-6:00PM, Saturday, February 22, 2020, Melody Living Center, 7600 Sandy Rock Point, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80924. Inurnment, Pikes Peak National Cemetery, 10545 Drennan Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80925.
November 13, 1931 - February 16, 202011/13/193102/16/2020
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Jane Morton was born to Eva and William Ambrose in Colorado Springs, and her family owned and operated a cattle ranch near Fort Morgan. She graduated from Fort Morgan High School and Colorado State College of Education in Greeley. In 1953 Jane married Richard “Dick” Morton. The couple raised three children and lived in Denver, Englewood, Breckenridge, and Colorado Springs. For more than twenty-five years they spent winters in Mesa, Arizona and also enjoyed their little house in Creede, Colo...

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Remembrance Gathering
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02/22/2020 04:00 PM02/22/2020 06:00 PMOffline Saturday, February 22 2020
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Melody Living Center
Remembrance Gathering
7600 Sandy Rock Point
Colorado Springs, Colorado SpringsColorado 80924
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Pikes Peak National Cemetery
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10545 Drennan Road
Colorado Springs, Colorado SpringsCO 80925
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