Edward A. Morton, age 68 of Isanti, died unexpectedly on October 30, 2021 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 16th at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti. Visitation will begin 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Edward Amidore Morton was born and also raised in Anoka. He graduated from Anoka High School in 1971. He first worked at Newark Electronics for a few years and then finished his working career at Federal Cartridge Corporation for 46 years and 4 months. He also had a successful taxidermy business that he was very good at and won awards for. Edward married Marilyn (Jeanotte) on June 15th, 1974 and had one daughter, Tashina. Ed and Marilyn had a strong marriage, sharing a strong Christian faith, for 47 years and 5 months that they both deeply cherished. Ed and Marilyn also adopted their grandson Landon. Edward had a kind and caring heart. He was one of a kind. Ed and daughter Tashina had a very close bond that could be easily seen when they were together. A bond that they both shared and deeply cherished.
Edward had a very strong Christian faith and loved people and the church in a way that exemplified exactly that. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, doing outdoor projects as the true outdoorsman that he was. He also loved and cherished time with family, grandchildren and friends.
Edward died October 30, 2021 at home at the age of 68 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandchild Baby Knutson, and sister, Susan Miller. Edward is survived by his wife, Marilyn; daughter, Tashina (Michael) Knutson, adopted grandson Landon, 3 grandchildren, Edward, Thomas and Dimitrius; brothers; John, Karl (Valerie), and Nick (Desirae); sisters, Nancy, Linda, Alice (Frog), Audrey (Chris) and by many other relatives and friends.