Parade Marshal

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2020 Parade Marshal

Doug Shull

 

Each year, the Morton Chamber of Commerce selects an individual to honor as our Pumpkin Festival Parade Marshal.  Morton citizens are encouraged to nominate individuals for this honor in the based on the following criteria:

  • Resident of Morton, either now or in the past
  • Been of service to the community or otherwise brought distinguished credit to Morton
  • Need not necessarily be a business person or a Chamber member
  • Committee may select an Honorary Parade Marshal when appropriate

Nominations for the 2020 Pumpkin Festival Parade Marshal are now closed.

Past Parade Marshals

1967 – None
1968 – None
1969 – None
1970 – Phil Hauter, Oscar Mathis, Arch Bartelmay

1971 – Robby Roecker
1972 – Morton Volunteer Fire Department
1973 – Eliza Ackerman
1974 – Jr. High School State Basketball Champs
1975 – Roy McClelland
1976 – Marilyn Richmond
1977 – George Rein
1978 – Joe Witzig
1979 – Jerry Moreland
1980 – Burdell Hall

1981 – Alfred Carius
1982 – Harold Bower
1983 – Jim Davis
1984 – Dr. L.S. Patton
1985 – Don Roth
1986 – Clarence Belsley
1987 – Virden Rinkenberger
1988 – Gerry Carius
1989 – Ben Hauter
1990 – Wilfred Wierman

1991 – Rudy Jungst
1992 – Lloyd Domnick
1993 – Doris Morton
1994 – Les Freidinger
1995 – Linda Yoder
1996 – George Annasenz
1997 – Harold & Gene Witzig
1998 – Richard “Chick” Evans
1999 – Merlin Birky
2000 – Sheila Harvey

2001 – Ken Aupperle 2002 – Dianne Simmons 2003 – Gerald Duffelmeier 2004 – Gwen Phillips 2005 – Jim Carius 2006 – Wayne Sutter 2007 – Bob Schnarr 2008 – Cliff Hasselbacher 2009 – Janice Sherman 2010 – Ray Mason

2011 – Henry Rapp
2012 – Dale Ritthaler
2013 – Norm Durflinger
2014 – Lloyd “Bud” Zobrist
2015 – MHS Lady Potters and MHS Golf Team
2016 – All Past Marshals
2017 – Phil Kuhl
2018 – MHS Baseball
2019 – Susan Pyles
2020 – Doug Shull