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Dalton F. Poppe, 85

Aug 6, 2017

Dalton F. Poppe

Blue Earth Funeral services for Dalton F. Poppe, age 85, Blue Earth, were held at the First United Methodist Church, Swea City, Iowa on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, Rev. Todd Hartsock officiated. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Dalton died on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the United Hospital District in Blue Earth.

Dalton was born on Oct. 16, 1931 in Rural Ledyard to William and Regenia Poppe. He graduated from Ledyard school before spending four years in the Air Force. He married Marjorie More on Sept. 20, 1958. Dalton worked as an auto mechanic in Swea City, Iowa for over 40 years. They moved to Blue Earth in 2000.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Poppe; daughter, Janelle (Leroy) Ruse; granddaughters, Kristy Ruse; brother, Dennis (Paula) Poppe; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Marie Poppe; son, Allen Poppe; grandson, Travis Ruse; one brother, Kenneth Poppe (Delores); one sister, Maureen Haun (Jim).

Arrangements have been entrusted to Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth.