Born in Woodlake on June 30, 1928 to Erwin and Paula Denton, Daniel Erwin Denton passed away on Oct. 17, 2005 at the age of 77. He served in the Army from 1950-1952. He married Eunice Howison on Nov. 28, 1952. He was a farmer, member of the Stone Corral School Board, and served as Chairman of the Stone Irrigation district board.

He is survived by his wife, his children Lois Wanner and Timothy Denton of Visalia, Ruth and Esther Denton of Woodlake and Philip Denton of Corcoran; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; his brother, Paul Denton of St. George, Utah; and sister, Margery Tonascia of Santa Maria. One brother, Ralph, predeceased Daniel.

A public memorial service was held at the Woodlake Christian Center. Online condolences may be sent to www.smithfamilychapel.com.

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