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Thomas E. Dalton

Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
Thomas E. Dalton
Thomas E. Dalton

MORRISON – Thomas E. Dalton, 73, of Morrison, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at his home.

He was born Oct. 23, 1940, in Montello, Wisconsin, the son of Eugene Wesley and “Nellie” Blanche (Harris) Dalton. Tom was educated in Montello. He married Carole Tomlinson in 1962, in Morrison. She died in 1966. They had one son, Jeffrey Dalton. Tom married Andrea Gail McDougall on Oct. 7, 1967, in Morrison. Tom was a veteran of the Navy, having served during the Korean War. He was a truck driver for Dohrn Transfer in Rock Falls, retiring in 2005. Tom was a member of the Bethesda Lutheran Church in Morrison.

Survivors include his wife, Andrea; one daughter, Jennifer (Noah) Chambers of Morrison; one son, Jeffrey (Lisa) Dalton of Erie; five grandchildren, Amanda Dalton, Hillary Dalton, Dalton Gray, Allyson Gray, and Leslie Chambers; one great-granddaughter, Aubry Smith; six sisters, Dorothy Koch of Baraboo, Wisconsin, Betty Hayes of Portage, Wisconsin, June (Vern) Morgan of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Virginia Eiberg of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Nancy (Irvin) Shurpit of Neshkoro, Wisconsin, and Barbara (Paul) Pfeiffer of Montello; and two brothers, Robert (JoAnn) Dalton of Neenah, Wisconsin, and Jack Dalton of Zion.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Judy Dalton; and one brother, Donald Dalton.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday and the memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Morrison, with Bob Burton, pastor, officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethesda Lutheran Church, Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society, or Gaffey Hospice.

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