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Robert Sylvanus Dalley
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1890
Santa Clara
Washington County
Utah, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1991
La Mesa
San Diego County
California, USA

Robert Sylvanus Dalley of Lemon Grove, World War I veteran, printer, bookkeeper and employee of the U.S. Forest Service, died Tuesday in a La Mesa convalescent hospital. He was 101.
He was born March 4, 1890, in Santa Clara, Utah. His parents, the late Robert Bertelsen and Luella Hulet Dalley, and one brother, traveled by covered wagon to Alta, Wyo.
He and his wife, Reva, were married in Salt Lake Temple, Oct. 1, 1919. She died in June of this year. A daughter, Joan Abaroa, also preceded him in death.
Mr. Dalley served in the Army in World War I and received the Purple Heart.
After the war, he managed and operated the printing plant publishing the Jackson Hole (Wyo.) Courier. He also cooked in lumber and hunting camps and worked in construction.
He joined the U.S. Forest Service and retired after 28 years. He and his wife then settled in Lemon Grove. To keep active, he worked in an aircraft plant and then became bookkeeper for two moving and storage companies.
He was a vocalist who for many years sang in quartets and choirs. He also was an accomplished public speaker and loved theater, taking part in dramatic productions.
Mr. Dalley was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Survivors include two daughters and a son, Iwana Baranov of Ramona, Viora Woempner of Lemon Grove and Dennis R. Dalley of Sandy, Utah; a brother, Milo H. Dalley of Rexburg, Idaho; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.
Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. today at Greenwood Mortuary. Funeral services will be conducted by Bishop Terry Early of the San Diego First Ward at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the mortuary chapel. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park.

Published in The San Diego Union,(CA) - November 18, 1991 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Bertelsen Dalley (1862 - 1953)
  Luella Hulet Dalley (1867 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Reva May Goodrick Dalley (1898 - 1991)*
 
 Children:
  Iwana May Dalley Baranov (1920 - 1992)*
  Joan Dalley Abaroa (1932 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ansifia Dalley (1885 - 1887)**
  Leona Dalley (1889 - 1891)**
  Robert Sylvanus Dalley (1890 - 1991)
  Luella Dalley Durtschi (1895 - 1947)*
  Clement Thomas Dalley (1896 - 1969)**
  Lowell Alfred Dalley (1897 - 1986)*
  Charles Claudius Dalley (1899 - 1983)*
  Gladys Dalley McCray (1900 - 1984)**
  Milo Hulet Dalley (1907 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
 
Created by: Steven
Record added: Jun 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71864916
Robert Sylvanus Dalley
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 Added: Jun. 23, 2011
 
 
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