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Dale E. Slayton

December 17, 1922 August 11, 2017
Dale E. Slayton
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Dale E. Slayton, 94 of Guthrie Center formerly of Casey, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at The New Homestead in Guthrie Center. Memorial service will be at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, August 16th at the Johnson Family Funeral Home in Stuart. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow the at Union Cemetery in Guthrie Center. Time of fellowship and luncheon will follow the burial at the Casey United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Dale Slayton Memorial Fund and sent in care of Johnson Family Funeral Home, PO Box 246, Stuart, IA 50250. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.

Dale was born on December 17, 1922 to Lona and Bea (Cress) Slayton in Audubon County, Iowa. He was the third of six children. He attended schools through the 8th grade, at that time he began working on the family farm. On October 15, 1944 he was united in marriage to Fannie Lane. To this union two children were born: Deb and Darrell. The family made their home on the farm outside of Casey.

Dale continued to farm for 56 years and also ran Slayton Manufacturing for 39 years. He was a member of the Baker Township Horse Racing Club and was a former Trustee for Walnut Township. He loved racing horses, visiting with friends and most of all spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie; parents; and siblings: Glenn, Helen and Donald.

Dale leaves behind his children, Deb Slayton of Waukee and Darrell Slayton (LuAnn Slayton) of Manson; grandchildren, Rachel Whetstone and Nate Slayton; great-grandchildren: Jalen and Javon Whetstone; siblings, Betty Sorensen of Guthrie Center and Harold Slayton of Ocala, Florida and a host of extended family and friends that will miss him dearly.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

16

Aug

9:30 AM 8/16/2017 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 8/16/2017 10:30:00 AM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 North Second Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 North Second Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Service

Wednesday

16

Aug

10:30 AM 8/16/2017 10:30:00 AM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 North Second Street
Stuart, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 North Second Street Stuart 50250 IA
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

16

Aug

12:00 PM 8/16/2017 12:00:00 PM
Union Cemetery

2003 State Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Lunch will follow the committal service at the Casey United Methodist Church

Union Cemetery
2003 State Street Guthrie Center 50115 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

2003 State Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115

2003 State Street Guthrie Center 50115 IA
United States
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