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Hazel Mae Dalton

Hazel Mae Dalton

BLOOMINGTON — Hazel Mae Dalton, 98, of Bloomington, passed away at 8:21 p.m. Monday, September 13, 2021 at Heritage Health, Bloomington.

Hazel was born November 14, 1922 in Heyworth, IL, the daughter of Irvin L. and Mabel (Shephard) Augstin. She married Robert "Joe" M. Dalton on January 30, 1944 in Santa Anna, CA. He preceded her in death, June 15, 1999.

She is survived by her daughter Debra (Robert) Kruger; two grandchildren: Brian (Laura) Kruger and Clint (Tara) Kruger; nine great-grandchildren: Austin, Mason, Finley, Dalton, Calem, Rowen, Brigham, Laken and Tatum Kruger.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one brother Mervin L. Augstin.

Hazel was an Executive Secretary with State Farm Insurance for 45 years, retiring in 1987. She adored her grandsons and great-grandchildren especially traveling to Florida, Ozarks and many county fairs to watch the pig shows. Hazel's favorite past time was bingo, watching the St. Louis Cardinals, ISU basketball and golf.

Her family would like to thank everyone at Heritage Manor of Bloomington and hospice care for the wonderful care they provided.

A graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 17, 2021 at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Stanford, IL. Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Midwest Food Bank or to the Carle Hospice.

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