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Dalton Russell


March 18 , 1940 - June 08 , 2021

Dalton Russell Lave
Dalton Russell Lave
1940 - 2021





LAVE, Dalton R., age 81, of Westland, June 08, 2021. Beloved husband of Joyce Lave. Loving father of Tony (Marlene) Lave, Scott (Andrea) Lave, Gary (Sherrie) Lave and Wendy (Cameron) Wood. Dearest grandfather of Becca (Chris), Justin, Samantha, Marc (Kelsey), T.J., Keiley, Joelle and great grandfather of Lilley, Aubree, Rylee, Malaki, Kennedy, Mackenzie, Owen and Noah. He is also survived by his siblings Gary Thornton, Randy Thornton and Patricia Amemiya. Faithful and special companions Barney Furbaby, Charlie Furbaby and 4 cats. He was preceded in death by his son Mark Lave, mother June Thornton, stepfather Bud Thornton and father Russell Lave. His cremation will take place at “The Witness Crematory” located inside of Michigan Memorial Funeral Home.


I love you dad I will miss you Wendy J Wood

See ya' later alligator I love ya' Joelle .Marie. Wood

till we see each other again love you dad gary lave

Sorry to hear about Russ’s passing. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. James and Diana Lave

Thinking about you all during this difficult time. Its never easy losing a loved one, just know that "he may be gone from our sight, but he will always be in our hearts! Rest in Peace, Pops! Marlene

I love you dad I miss you more and more but I know you are free of pain and probably fishing with Jimmy have fun up there Wendy Wood

So sorry for your loss thought and prayers are with you all Janice Zeigler