OBITUARY

 

DONALD V. DRAYTON

Princeton: - Donald V. Drayton, 79, Princeton, died early Monday morning in Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the First Lutheran Church, Princeton. The Rev. C. Carl Eklof, will officiate. Burial will be in

Oak Land Cemetery, Princeton. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton. Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Church.

Donald Drayton was born on Feb. 23, 1904 in Thomas, the son of Thomas and Emma Johnson Drayton. On Aug. 16, 1970 he married Dorthea Johnson in Princeton. She preceded him in April of 1983. He was retired from the LCN Door Closers and a member of the First Lutheran Church, Princeton. He was an active musician for many years playing the saxophone.

Surviving are one brother, Asa Drayton, New Bedford. Preceding him in death were his parents, one sister and one brother.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, February 13, 1984 - Monday, pg A4, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 

 

 


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