Alice E. Dalton
Alice E. Dalton, of Grand Junction, passed away at Community Hospital after a sudden illness. She was 89.Alice was born on Sept. 26, 1919, in Leadville to Harrison Dennis and Josie Mae Yoch Call. She attended school in Leadville and Moab, Utah.On May 14, 1939, Alice married R. Pat Dalton in Moab and later their marriage was sealed in the Manti Temple. From this union three children were born, and the family lived in Moab, moving to Leadville and later to Whitewater at Purdy Mesa. Pat preceded Alice in death on April 1, 1997.Alice attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a member of the Cowbells of Kannah Creek ladies group. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, knitting and crocheting. She enjoyed life and loved to dance.Alice leaves behind three children: two sons, Pat Dalton of Whitewater and Dennis Dalton of Ogden, Utah; and a daughter, Vonda Williams of Carbondale.Other survivors include a brother, Phillip Ashcroft of Seattle; two sisters, Josie Lister and Marie Flager, both of Grand Junction; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Alice was preceded in death by her husband; sister Eveyln Flager; infant sister Mary Call; and three brothers, Winfield Call, Billy Call and Martin Call.A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 11th Ward, Highway 50 in Grand Junction. Interment will follow services at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A visitation will be held Tuesday from 9-10 a.m. in the Church Relief Society room. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Martin Mortuary.
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