Funeral services for Donald Dalley Winters of Otto will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. at the LDS Chapel in Burlington. Donald, 97, died Oct. 31, at his home.
He was born Nov. 23, 1916, the son of Neils Erastus and Esther Leona Dalley Winters. He attended grade school in Otto, graduated from Basin High School, and attended the University of Wyoming for two years. He served in the United States Army during World War II.
He married Alveretta Jensen on May 15, 1952. They were sealed in the Idaho Falls Temple on June 5, 1952. Together they farmed near Otto where they raised their son, Mallory, and daughter, Andrea.
Donald served on the Otto School Board, Farmer’s Canal Board and Otto Cemetery Board. He was a lifetime member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many capacities.
He loved to garden, worked hard but spent time with his family and made lasting memories of camping and hunting trips to the mountains. He filled his life with music and singing. He and his brother sang together for many years at weddings, funerals, community celebrations and family gatherings. He also sang in choirs and in a male chorus. He always had time, patience and love for his wife Alveretta, his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
His parents, brother Francis, sisters Leona Stewart, Arlene Findlay, Marian Shakespear, June Shakespear and Elaine Warren and granddaughter, Linsey Don Tolman, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife Alveretta; son and daughter-in-law, Mallory and Alesia Winters of Bedford, Wyo., daughter and son-in-law, Bill and Andrea Tolman of Otto; brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Annie Winters of Burlington, 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in the Otto Cemetery.