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Donald Wilmer Leighton
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1892
New Market
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1968
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA

Donald W. Leighton, 76, 1321 Perry St., Davenport, died Thursday [Nov. 14, 1968] morning in Davenport Osteopathic Hospital.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the Hill & Fredericks Chapel, Davenport.

Visitation is today at the mortuary.

Mr. Leighton farmed until his retirement in 1957.

He was born in New Market, Iowa. He married Bessie M. Luellen there Nov. 26, 1913.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Lewis (Doris) Cartwright, and a son, Dr. Darwin Leighton, both of Davenport; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, and a brother.—The Times-Democrat, Davenport, IA, Nov. 15, 1968
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elmer Ellsworth Leighton (1861 - 1936)
  Loretta Frances Weaver Leighton (1866 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie May Lewellen Leighton (1893 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Waive Lucille Leighton (1917 - 1917)*
  Doris Maurine Leighton Cartwright (1918 - 2008)*
  Darwin Harold Leighton (1919 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stanley Leighton (____ - 1907)*
  Charles Leighton (____ - 1897)*
  Harry L Leighton (1884 - 1884)*
  Blanche Elizabeth Leighton Ridnour (1885 - 1949)*
  Roy Ellis Leighton (1886 - 1966)*
  Archie V Leighton (1887 - 1887)*
  Lillie Leighton (1888 - 1888)*
  Donald Wilmer Leighton (1892 - 1968)
  Coryl Leona Leighton (1893 - 1981)*
  Beulah Weaver Leighton Price Johnson (1895 - 1971)*
  Glenn Milton Leighton (1898 - 1974)*
  Opal Nunn Leighton Squier (1905 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Davenport Memorial Park
Davenport
Scott County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: PassingTime
Originally Created by: TheMirrorBlue
Record added: May 08, 2011
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Donald Wilmer Leighton
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Donald Wilmer Leighton
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Donald Wilmer Leighton
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