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DEATH: LT. COL. DALE ELLIS ALTMAN

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Dale E. Altman died peacefully in his sleep at home after a very long illness, July 19, 1993.

Son of Brumwell Altman and Amy Stephens, was born October 7, 1908, in Portland, Oregon. The family later moved to a farm in Gresham, Oregon. Graduating from Oregon State University, July 29, 1932, where he was night editor of the college paper. He received a commission as second lieutenant, Infantry Reserve; later attended flying school at Randolph and Kelly Fields in Texas, graduating in 1935.His first assignment was Hawaii where he met and married Mildred Capener, July 20, 1935; during his 25 years in the Air Force students were taught to fly at Randolph, was given his Command Pilot Wings and served in two wars. He finished his working years with the Federal Aviation Administration in New York retiring in 1975. Joined the LDS Church 1972. Marriage solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple, 1973. Upon retiring moved to Salt Lake City and served the Church in genealogical extraction program, worker in the Temple until Parkinson's disease took over.

Survived by his wife; daughter, Patricia Ann Mehr, her husband, Dr. Walter Mehr; nine grandchildren, David S. Mehr and wife, Radone, Daniel S. Mehr and wife, Maureen, Douglas S. Mehr and wife, Connie, Dennis S. Mehr, Dale S. Mehr, Donald S. Mehr, Pattie Lee Mehr, Carl Siglen, Deborah Lynn Siglen and husband, William Howard Bockte; and five great-grandchildren, Joffery, Matthew, Scott, Judd and Chloe. Preceded in death by his son, Lt. Carl W. Altman.

Funeral services will be Monday, July 26, 12 noon, at the Garden Park II Ward, 1150 E. Yale Avenue (1080 South), where friends may call one hour prior to services. Interment, Riverside Cemetery, Box Elder County.

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