Obit: Darton, Fred M. (1855 - 1927)

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----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 08/11/1927

Darton, Fred M. (19 NOV 1855 - 4 AUG 1927)

Fred M. Darton was born Nov. 19, 1855 at Hartford, Wis., and died at his home in Minneapolis Aug. 4, 1927.

In 1873 the deceased moved with his parents to Clark County, Wis. and settled in the town of Beaver. The farm now being occupied by his brother Arthur Darton. He was united in marriage to Florence Barker April 28, 1880. To this union were born three children, two girls and one boy, all of who survive.

About 17 years ago Mr. and Mrs. Darton left for Big Sandy, Mont., where they purchased a ranch on which they lived until about 10 years ago, when they moved to Minneapolis, at which place the deceased lived until death.

The deceased leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, two daughters, Gertrude (Mrs. King) and Allie, (Mrs. Albee), both of Minneapolis, and one son Frank of Wibeaux, Mont., and four grandchildren. He also leaves three brothers, Albert, Henry and Arthur, and a sister, Mrs. Ashley of Cleveland, Ohio.

The body was shipped here from Minneapolis for burial, accompanied by the deceased's wife and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Robert King, and Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Albee.

Funeral services were held at the M. E. Church her Saturday afternoon at 2:00. Interment took place in the Greenwood Cemetery. Rev. James officiated. The deceased was remembered by his friends with many beautiful flowers.

The many friends of the deceased join the Tribune in extending sympathy to the bereaved family.



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