Ali Mai Banks Dalton|
My Baby Girl
Our kind and beloved daughter, mother, sister, niece, granddaughter and friend, Alida "Ali", age 28, was tragically taken away from us. She died September 22, 2012.
Ali was born May 16, 1984 in Salt Lake, a daughter of Loni Mishelle (Richard) Iker and Evan Banks, and Scott and Leslie Duke.
Ali graduated from Granite High School, class of 2002. Later she married Derek Dalton; together they had two beautiful children, Natalie and Zachariah, both born in Salt Lake.
Ali was a member of the LDS Church. She enjoyed doing bead work and making jewelry, Facebook, reading, writing poetry, and shopping. Most of all, Ali loved her children and her family. She had a very bubbly personality and was always laughing. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her children: Natalie Dalton age 8 and son Zach age 5 of Salt Lake; parents, Loni Mishelle (Richard) Iker of Springville, Evan D. Banks of Salt Lake City, and Scott and Leslie Duke of West Jordan; sisters, Jessica Bushman (Jared) of North Carolina, Scotlynn Duke of West Jordan and Brittany Wailes of Salt Lake; grandparents: Bill J. Parson of West Jordan, Arvil and Dawna Banks of Salt Lake, Mike and Sarah Choate of West Jordan; parents-in-law, Pete and Bona Rose of West Valley, Tom and Lynette Dalton of West Valley and many extended family.
She was preceded in death by grandmother, Arlene Virginia Frye and her aunt, Laurie Duke-Hallet.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Redwood Memorial Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road, with a viewing one hour prior to services. In lieu of flowers, a family fund is available to accept contributions for the children, America First Credit Union, Alida Dalton #9055534.
Published in Deseret News on Sept. 27, 2012