Funeral services for Curtis W. Dalton, 92, Lawrence, KS, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Plymouth Congregational Church. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, KS. He died on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Presbyterian Manor.
Curtis was born on June 8, 1920 in Lawrence, KS the son of William B. and Margery (Bowersock) Dalton.
He was a lifelong resident of Lawrence.
He served in the Army Signal Corps as a Corporal in the Pacific during World War II.
He was a Traffic Manager for 39 years for Lawrence Paper Company before he retired in 1985.
He was a lifelong member of the Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence; the Antique Auto Club of America and the Studebaker Car Club.
He married Cleda Haight on June 22, 1941 in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Diane Williams, Ft. Collins, CO, Suzanne Lutz (Jerry), Lawrence; six grandchildren, Jeff and Brad Williams, Stephanie Mohler, Sarah Spreer, Sherry Vetch, Mary Wilks; ten great grandchildren; two half brothers, Allan Dalton, Lawrence, Paul Dalton, CA; and one half sister, Eleanor Lohmann, Lecompton, KS. He was preceded in death by one brother and four sisters.
The family will greet friends on Monday from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
The family suggests memorials in his name to the Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care or Plymouth Congregational Church and may be sent in care of the mortuary.