Friday, August 10th, 2012
Dalton Luth, 86, Celina, died at 6 a.m. Aug. 9, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 27, 1925, in Hopewell Township to Lee Roy and Ruth Hays Luth. After the passing of his first wife Thelma June Fisher in 1986, he married Sue Hagaman Beougher, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Randy (Mary) Luth, Fort Wayne, Ind., Mike (Stacy) Luth, Coldwater, and Scott (Jill) Luth, Celina; three daughters, Denise Luth, Las Vegas, Nev., Diane (Fred) Byrum, Englewood, and Shannon (Bill) Schwieterman, Celina; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was a 1943 graduate of Celina High School and attended Capitol University in Columbus. He was retired from Reynolds-Reynolds, Celina, where he had been the first employee and later plant manager. He also served in World War II in the Army Air Corps.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, American Legion, Moose Lodge and Fraternal Order of Eagles, all in Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Revs. Jeff Gramza and Doug Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at Buck Cemetery, Celina. Graveside military rites will be performed by Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials may be given to Mercer County Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.