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Dorothy M. Dunton

Posted March 18, 2014 in Obituaries, Grimes

November 20, 1918 – March 14, 2014

Dorothy Dunton

Dorothy Dunton

Dorothy Dunton, 95, passed away on March 14, 2014. Dorothy was born November 20, 1918 in Lacona, Iowa to Park and Fern Thomason. Dorothy was married to Keith Dunton in 1937. Born to this union was a son, Gary and a daughter, Deanna.

Dorothy and Keith owned Dunton’s Dairy Sweet in Johnston, Iowa in the 1960’s. They retired to Naples, Florida in 1980.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Deanna (Marlin) Darr of Grimes; daughter-in-law, Melva Dunton of West Des Moines; sisters, Marvel Thomason of Florida and Betty Hollingsworth of Des Moines; grandchildren, Julie, Jon, Jason, Michael and Janis; six great grandchildren and 13 great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith; son, Gary; brother, Duane and her parents.

Dorothy will be cremated per her wishes. There will be a visitation Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., at Iles-Westover Chapel, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Private burial will be at a later date in Rock Falls, Iowa.

In lieu of memorial contributions and flowers, your warm thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322

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