VeteranGale Dutton

Gale Eugene Dutton, 82, of Phoenix, Ariz., died at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24, 2011, in Glendale, Ariz.

He was born June 27, 1928, in Rushville, the son of Otis and Dollie Fisk Dutton. He married Beverly Stremmel on Dec. 24, 1948, in Astoria. She preceded him in death.

Surviving are one son, Steve; one daughter, Stephanie Henry; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was a member of National Rifle Association and AARP.

He was an Illinois National Guard veteran serving from 1949 to 1956.

He was a mechanic, and was in the Teamsters Union most of his working life.

He moved to Arizona in 1956.

Services were held Jan. 28, 2011, at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary in Glendale. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery in Avondale, Ariz.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/9/2011