Curtis Dalton

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.

6 Condolences

  1. Jane ALBRECHT Alix on June 16, 2012 at 3:35 am

    My deepest sympathy to all of you. May all your happy memories together help in this time of grief.

    Jane (one of Diane’s LHS classmates)

  2. Cindy (Jellison) Scholander on June 16, 2012 at 7:23 am

    You and your family are in our prayers. Always cherish your fond memories together as a family. May God bless your family. Cindy (Jellison) Scholander (worked with Curtis from 1965 to 1978 at LPCo).

  3. Willaim B. Pendleton on June 16, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    The first car I bouught was a 1928 Dodge from Curtis in 1940.
    My condolence to Cleda and all of the family members.

  4. Don Blair Family on June 18, 2012 at 7:48 am

    All of our thoughts to the family.

  5. Terry I& Sue Keith on June 18, 2012 at 5:09 pm

    We are members of the Kaw Valley Chapter, Studebaker Drivers Club. Our condolences go out to Cleda & all of the family.

  6. Bill Webster on June 19, 2012 at 11:44 am

    Cleda, So sorry for your loss.
    He was a great friend.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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