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John Louis Alton

1930 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
John Louis Alton Obituary
John Louis "Johnny" Alton of Jerome, Michigan passed away Monday, October 28, 2013 at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was born December 5, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan the son of Harry and Katherine (Hlavati) Alton.

He is survived by his wife, of 60 years, Shirley Alton whom he married on October 24, 1953; three children, Mark Alton of Juneau, Alaska, Linda (Mark) Kline of Jonesville and Leif (Nanette) Alton of Okemos; eight grandchildren, Matthew, Amy, Laura, Scott, Nathan, Carrie, Crystal and Jaye and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Scott and Jay Alton and one brother, Costa Alton.

Mr. Alton served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and he retired from Ford Motor Company as a Wood Pattern Maker after close to 25 years of service. He was a very intelligent and inquisitive man who always desired to learn and debate. He was also a wonderful husband, father and grandfather who loved to spend time with his family.

At his request cremation has taken place and there are no additional services at this time. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to Hospice of Hillsdale County or to a .

Please visit www.hamptonkurtzfuneralhomes.com to sign the register book and send a condolence to the family.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Oct. 29, 2013
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