Gerald Lindahl Dunton

Date of birth  - June 3, 1915

Date of death  - August 7, 2002

Gerald Lindahl Dunton, 87, of Seaside, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2002, in Portland.

Mr. Dunton was born June 3, 1915, in Moro, to Forrest and Josephine Dunton. In 1953, he married Frances Waller. She survives, residing in Seaside.

During World War II, he was held by Japanese forces in the Philippines from 1942 to 1945. After the war, he worked for Crown Zellerbach until his retirement in 1977.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Sandra Negus of Bend, and Patricia Barrett of Astoria; three sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Mary Dunton of Reno, Nev., Ron and Carol Dunton of Challis, Idaho, and Bob and Sheri Dunton of Gresham; four granddaughters; and three great-granchildren.