In Memory of Peter J. Mortenson ’58

PETER J. MORTENSON ’58 of Madison, Wisconsin, died Sept. 30, 2022. At Ripon, he majored in economics and participated in WRPN, student theatre and Sigma Nu/Theta Sigma Tau. He was born July 26, 1936. His professional positions included operations manager at WKOW-TV; program service director at D’Arcy Advertising Co., Chicago; vice president of Stoffels/Mortenson, Madison; marketing services manager at Wick Building Systems, Mazomanie; and vice president-account supervisor at Lindsay, Stone, & Briggs. He retired in 2001. He was a member of Gov. Lucey’s Blue Ribbon Commission to study the implications of cable TV, and the Madison Advertising Federation, from which he received the Silver Medal Award in 2006. He was a long-time member of the First United Methodist Church. He enjoyed reading, music and the outdoors. Survivors include his wife, Jean; one son and one daughter.

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