Gordon M. Colton (1934 - 2013)


INDEPENDENCE - Gordon M. Colton, 78 years old, of Independence, died on Saturday, July 13, at his home. He was born on Dec. 7, 1934, in Waterloo, the son of Virgil Sylvester and Pearl Marie (Schlumbohm) Colton.
On June 20, 1964, he and the former Monette Lee Straw were married at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Independence.
Mr. Colton is survived by his wife, Monette. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Sylvan Colton, and one sister, Gloria Bantz.
Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Independence. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Independence. Friends called for visitation from 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday, at the White Funeral Home in Independence. On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 15 to Aug. 3, 2013