November 12, 1931 ~ November 8, 2021

Born in: Linton, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

Delores Jane Dalton, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 8, 2021. She was born on November 12, 1931 in Linton, IN to the late Francis Martin and Pauline Hessie (Jarmon) Strouse. Delores attended Manuel High School. She worked as a secretary for Sheats Tool and Supply company, and a bookkeeper for Modern Cleaning and Rickleff Painting; retiring in 2012.

Delores loved to cook, spend time with family, and watch the Indianapolis Colts play football.

She is preceded in death by her parents, mentioned above; her husband of 20 years, Luren Dalton Sr.; and her sister, Nettie Backhoff.

Delores is survived by her son, Luren “Skip” Dalton Jr.; daughter, Joy Steeb (Lawrence Steeb); 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and 3 nieces.

Visitation is from 12:30pm to 1:30pm on Monday, November 15, 2021 at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with a service to start at 1:30pm. Burial to follow at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.


Visitation: November 15, 2021 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Funeral Service: November 15, 2021 1:30 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. I will always remember her treating me like a son and never mean bone in her body always LOVING will miss her every day

  3. Some of my best childhood memories I cherish are the ones I spent with you , you always made me feel loved ,safe and warm. Your voice had a quality all its own. I will treasure those memories always, keep you in my heart and smile when I think of you and Mom. Thanks for loving me the way you did and for giving me a sense of how life should be and teaching me how to love unconditionally. Happy birthday Aunt lorsy…

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