Mortensen Family - Ourfolk

Richard David Mortensen B: 6 OCT 1939

Richard was born on 6 OCT 1939 in Rockville Center, New York .
He is the son of Stuart Mortensen (B: 15 DEC 1915) and Siona Helene Wark (Mortensen) (B: 28 JUN 1915).

Richard was married to Abby Winfield Johnston (Mortensen) on 12 JUN 1965 in Indianapolis, Ind..

Abby was born on 16 MAR 1940 in Indianapolis, Ind .
She is the daughter of Henry Adams "Uncle Hank" Johnston (26 MAY 1906 - 21 NOV 1979) and Jane Johnson Winfield (Johnston) (7 OCT 1906 - 4 FEB 1980).
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 ParentsGrand Parents  
Stuart Mortensen (B: 15 DEC 1915)
Richard David Mortensen
Siona Helene Wark (Mortensen) (B: 28 JUN 1915)

Wife - Abby - 1965 - Abby was born on 16 MAR 1940 in Indianapolis, Ind

- Holly was born on 17 JAN 1973 in Albion, Michigan

- Stuart was born on 15 DEC 1915 in Hempstead, NY

- Siona was born on 28 JUN 1915 in Brooklyn, NY

-- Richard --
Was called Mort when he was young. Undergratuate Degree from Bates College in Maine,
PHD from Purdue University.

: Wedding Announcement

Wedding Announcement

-- Abby --
was a cellege teacher and worked for the Michigan State Health Department for 7 or 8 years.
Developed the 'Safe Kids' program to required seat belt restraints for children.


As coordinator of Michigan SAFE KIDS, Abby Mortensen is responsible for the development of new SAFE KIDS chapters and coalitions around the state; assisting in the implementation of community- based injury prevention programs; statewide dissemination of injury prevention information to children, parents and care givers; organization of child passenger safety training programs for firefighters, educators, law enforcement officers, public health workers, health and emergency care providers; and organizing and staffing car seat check up eventsfor the general public. Car seats, smoke alarms and bike helmets have been distributed to eligible low-income families in partnership with firefighters, law enforcement, and neighborhood associations.

Abby: Birth Certificate

Birth Certificate

Last change (on this page): 11 MAR 2020