Richard M. Morten

June 1, 2022


Richard (Dick) Maynard Morten, 78, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022 in Germantown, MD. He was born in Plymouth, Indiana on August 20, 1943.  He was the son of Olaf Maynard Morten and Norma Beatrice (Martin) Morten.  

Dick graduated from Plymouth High School in 1961.  He went on to graduate from Purdue University.  He worked for many years as a programmer for IBM in New Jersey and Gaithersburg, MD.  He served in the Marines for two years, returning to NJ to continue working for IBM . After leaving IBM, Dick spent many years as a contractor for the IRS. He moved to Virginia where he lived for several years.  After retiring he was an active member of the Saintsbury Plaza Condominium board of directors.  

For many years he was an avid bowler and once bowled a perfect 300 game.  He also enjoyed cycling and has ridden his bike all over the world.  

In addition to his parents, Dick was predeceased by his son, Richard Michael Morten, and his sister, Joyce Robinson.  He is survived by his daughter, Katherine Maureen Breeden, and husband William, his two granddaughters, Taylor and Samantha, his sister Marilee Blubaugh, and nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at Molesworth-Williams Funeral Home, 26401 Ridge Road, Damascus, Maryland 20872. 

In lieu of flowers, please donate in honor of Dick Morten to W & OD Railroad Regional Park at Northern Virginia (  Think of him every time you ride a bike.

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Visitation Times
June 18, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Molesworth-Williams P.A. Funeral Home
26401 Ridge Road
Damascus, MD 20872

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