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Donald Dayton

December 29, 1925 — July 21, 2020

Donald D. Dayton, 94, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at the United Presbyterian Home in Washington. At his request there will be no visitation or funeral service. The body has been deeded to the University of Iowa College of Medicine. Later burial of the cremains will be in Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. The Beatty Peterseim Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Mr. Dayton was born December 29, 1925, in Washington, Iowa, the son of Jesse N. and Alta (Ledman) Dayton. He married Ethel V. Scalf September 21, 1944.

Survivors include granddaughter Kaela Alecock, and two great grandchildren: Kamari and Riley all of Savanah, Georgia, and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Don in death were his parents, wife Ethel in 2019, one son Jim, four brothers: Pat, Mike, John and David and one sister Bernice.

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