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Shirley Joyce Dalton
July 7, 1937 - June 21, 2013

Our Final Journey

Shirley Joyce Dalton (nee: Willis), a longtime resident of Roseville, Michigan and formerly of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, died Friday, June 21, 2013 at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico while on vacation. Last rites were administered by her loving nephew, Father Maurice Henry Sands. Mrs. Dalton was born in Detroit, the daughter of Isaac Sequajaw Willis and Pearl Ann (nee: Walker) Willis.

Shirley was married to Herman (Ed) Dalton for 52 years who preceded her in death on September 23, 2010. She was the beloved mother of Michael (Lila) Dalton, Laurie (Jay) Pease, Angela (Clifton) Tabor, Cynthia Dalton, and Kelli (Michael) Buback. Loving grandmother of Sherri (Clarke) Stough, Jennifer (Michelle) Pease, Christopher Tabor, Michael Joseph Dalton Jr., Matthew Dalton, Zakery Buback, Samanthe Buback, and great-grandmother of her first, Connor Stough. Beloved sister of Benjamin V. Willis Sr., and predeceased by siblings, Kathryn, Kenneth, Pricilla, Walter, Floyd, Emma, and Marjie. She is also survived by great niece, Wendy Pierce and her children, Jon, Katheryn, Mayhala, and Xavier.

Shirley was a homemaker her whole life. Her favorite pastimes were fishing, garage sale shopping, and going to the casino. She was very passionate about her family, grandchildren, and great grandchild.

A private service for Mrs. Dalton will be held in Gladwin, Michigan.

Arrangements were entrusted to the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Road) in Warren.