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Sherrie Dalton

Diane Dalton

September 25, 1946 - April 06, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Diane Marie Dalton. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual gatherings, we will post invites. Remember to RSVP to help us plan. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
We have created this GatheringUs.com memorial to honor & celebrate the life of our beloved sister Diane Marie Dalton who was born on September 25, 1946 and passed from natural causes on April 6, 2020.  She is the daughter of Jack and Teddy Dalton of Hartland, Michigan.  Her older brother Art-deceased (Grace); and younger surviving siblings Carol (Chris), Douglas (Pat), Howard (Ingrid), and Sherrie (Tom) are honoring her with this...  see more
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  • Sherrie Dalton
    Love and miss you sis. Merry Christmas. I know your dancing in the stars with mom and Jesus.
  • Gregory Meadows
    My name is Gregory. I met Diane when I was looking for a room for rent while living in Atlanta. From the start, I could feel her devout faith in God and her tender spirit. I didn’t end up renting the room but we stayed in contact. I knew she struggled...  more
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    This is Diane's brother Howard posting one of Diane's thoughts from her 2006 Will:

    First, my beloved Family and Friends, I desire to share with you a favorite work of
    mine found in The Book of Runes by Ralph Blume which, I hope, shall comfort you in...  more
  • Gayle Black
    Message from Gayle’s sister, Judy Langdon: Sherrie – thank you so much for your thoughtful and love-filled tributes to your sister. I knew Diane from my annual Thanksgiving visits with my sister Gayle. At first Diane would join us for the...  more
  • Sherrie Dalton
    From Ken Kaminsky- Diane's life long friend.
    "Diane was a friend of mine since the late 60's or early 70's. She was truly a remarkable woman, regardless of how you want to define remarkable. I think of it in terms of intelligence, wisdom,...  more
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Dorothy Gannon
    Some photo memories
  • Dorothy Gannon
    Diane was one of my best friends as we grew up in Hartland and then as we went off to Michigan State living with two of our high school friends, Leslie and Jill. I always remember her as a fun loving person and this picture was taken of the four of us...  more
  • Gayle Black
    Perhaps my fondest memory was sharing a huge piece of coconut cake (from Marietta Diner) and playing pinochle. AND not being able to remember whose turn it was (it was 2 handed pinochle) She loved her yard sales and have included a photo of a sale 3...  more
  • Gayle Black
    Gayle Black added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    From your baby sister Sherrie...It is with a very sad and heavy heart that I write this message, however I rejoice that my dear sister Diane is finally now at peace and no longer suffering. As many of you may know she suffered from several mental and...  more
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 4 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Diane – The Warrior.

    You may wonder why I call Diane a “Warrior” ….because I believe she really was. Not that she won all her battles but she definitely fought so many without giving herself some peace. I got to know her as very headstrong and...  more
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    Sherrie Dalton added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Diane Marie Dalton:
  • Sherrie Dalton
    As Diane's youngest brother Howard - I remember looking up to Diane when she was going to college and achieving her Psychology degree at Michigan State. As I recall she just missed being Valedictorian, was on the "Deans List", and was extremely smart and...  more
  • Sherrie Dalton
    So missing my sister, Diane, who is now with our Heavenly Father. She is my big sister, 2 years older than me, and I have always looked up to her.

    One fond memory was the excitement Diane and I had when each of us went to Grandma's house downtown...  more
  • Sherrie Dalton
    With a nationwide pandemic putting limitations on our routine way of life, this past week has become even more difficult after receiving that fateful phone call of my sister's passing in Atlanta last week. In an age where 73 is supposed to be the new...  more