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Donald Thomas Colton

Male 1908 - 1971


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  • Name  Donald Thomas Colton  [1, 2, 3
    Born  29 Mar 1908  Cotter, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  Sep 1960  Columbus Junction, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died  25 Jul 1971  Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Obituary  26 Jul 1971  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    the Muscatine Journal 
    • Funeral services for Donald Thomas Colton, 63, will be held Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Stacy-Lewis Funeral Home, Columbus Junction. Reverend William Moon of Wapello will officiate. Burial will be in Columbus City cemetery.

      Mr. Colton died at 10 Sunday morning in Mercy Hospital, Iowa City. The life resident of the area was a Columbus Junction businessman for 38 years.

      Born March 29, 1908, in Cotter, he was the son of Larry and Elizabeth Fisher Colton. Opal Honts became his wife September 24, 1934. She died in 1958. Survivors include two sons, Larry Lee and Thomas Gene, both of Columbus Junction; one brother, Merle, Ainsworth; two sisters, Mrs. Herbert (Dorothy) Ellingson, Cedar Rapids, and Mrs. Arnold (Pearl) Bradshaw, Edinberg, Texas; and five grandchildren.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Colton, Donald; born: 29 March 1908; died: July 1971; age: 63; last residence: 52738 (Columbus Junction, Louisa, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified);  state where issued: Iowa
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [5
    • Name: Colton, Don; Sex: M; Born: 1908; Died or Buried: 1971; Age: 63; Buried: Columbus City (township = Columbus City); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page CC-37; Notes: 1908-1971; husband of Opal
    Buried  28 Jul 1971  Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID  I51882  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Opal Honts,   b. 1915,   d. 1958 
    Married  24 Sep 1934  [3
    Children 
     1. Lawrence Lee "Larry" Colton
     2. Tommy Gene "Tom" Colton,   b. 6 Nov 1942, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 2011, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F20331  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S9706] Colton, Lawrence Lee "Larry" - New Son Named, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal, page 12, February 6, 1941; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S6791] Colton, Lawrence Lee "Larry" and Linda Sander - Marriage Announcement, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, page 6, September 20, 1960; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S6790] Colton, Donald Thomas - Obituary, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 9, July 26, 1971; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S7711] Colton, Tommy Gene "Tom" and Linda Kay Johnson - Engagement Announcement, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal and News Tribune, page 10, September 27, 1960; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).