Dilts Jr., Fred William (April 13, 1923 - December 3, 1984)

Services held Friday for

Fred W. Dilts

Douglas Budget - December, 1984

Funeral services for Fred William Dilts, Jr., age 61, were held Friday, Dec. 7, 1984 at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Harry B. Randall, III officiating. Interment was in the family plot at the Douglas Park Cemetery.

Graveside rites were conducted by the Samuel Mares American Legion Post No. 8.

Mr. Dilts died unexpectedly at his home Monday, Dec. 3, 1984.

Fred W. Dilts, Jr., the son of Fred W. and Elnora Dunkelberger Dilts, Sr. was born April 13, 1923 at Douglas, Wyoming. He was reared and educated in Douglas, graduating from the Converse County High School. He attended Colorado University for four years and then received his B.A. degree from the University of Wyoming.

He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, being discharged in 1944 after the death of his father.

At the time of his death he was active as a real estate broker and appraiser, rancher, and businessman. He was a Shriner, a member of the Masonic Lodge, American Legion, University of Wyoming Alumni Association, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, American Society of Farm and Rural Appraisers, International Institute of Valuers, National Association of Review Appraisers, and National Association of Homebuilders. Fred is survived by his son, Fred W. Dilts, III; his daughter, Deena L. Wangler; brother, John C. Dilts, Sr.; and grandson, Mason C. Wangler all of Douglas, Wy. Fred was preceded in death by his parents.

Serving as pallbearers were Henry Goodrich, Don Sullivan, Dennis Irwin, Jack Dilts, Steve Dilts, and Jerry Dilts.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Cecil Coe, Gordan Roush, Bud Turner, Scott Goff, Danny Miles, Don Walton, Wilbur Stoddard, Dennis Rogers, Jack Armstrong, and Jim Williams.

A Fred W. Dilts, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund to the University of Wyoming has been established, It can be sent to the Converse Funeral Chapel, Box 874, Douglas, Wy. 82633.

The Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas was in charge of the arrangements.


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