Hamilton County


Sgt. Warren E. Dakin





Warren E. Dakin was born Aug. 25, 1919. He died Jan. 3, 1974 and is buried in Cass Center Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Sgt. Dakin served during World War II with the U.S. Army in the Southwest Pacific.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Jan. 3, 1974

Warren E. Dakin, 54, a longtime resident of the Blairsburg community, died this morning at his home in Blairsburg.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Foster Funeral home with the Rev. John Nolin officiating and with burial in the Cass Center cemetery near Webster City.

Warren E. Dakin, son of Emery and Floss Tewalt Dakin, was born Aug. 25, 1919 at Waterloo. The family moved to Webster City, later moving to Wisconsin where he was reared and educated.

During World War II, he served with the U.S. Army, spending four years in the South Pacific. He was united in marriage Oct. 20, 1944 to Grace Abbott and the couple had always since resided in this community.

He is survived by his wife; one son, and one daughter, Jerry Dakin and Joyce Dakin, both of Ames; two grandsons, Brent and Trenton Dakin; two brothers and four sisters, Darwin of Rice Lake, Wis., Wayne of Webster City, Mrs. Wallace (Velma Mae) Wedlund and Mrs. Madalene Nelson, both of Des Moines, Mrs. John (Jeanne) Svenson, Webster City, and Mrs. Darle (Donna) Doolittle, St. Louis, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW and the DAV.

Source: ancestry.com