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Carol Dutton

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan for Carol Sue Dutton, 79, Manhattan, Kansas, who passed away Oct. 15, 2020, at Stoneybrook Assisted Living in Manhattan.

She was born Jan. 17, 1941, in Marion, Kansas, the daughter of Ernest and Dola (Blankley) Meierhoff.

She had lived in Syracuse, Kansas, from 1963 to 1979, and then moved to Manhattan.

Carol graduated from high school in Marion, Kansas, and then attended beauty school.

She was married to Darrell Dutton on Feb. 14, 1960, at the United Methodist Church in Marion, Kansas.

Carol was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and loved to take care of her family. She had also driven a school bus in Syracuse and Manhattan and was an Avon representative.

She was a member of the College Avenue United Methodist Church. She volunteered with the Welcome Wagon and the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center. She was also a member of the Quilt Guild and loved to play bridge.

Survivors include her three children: Kevin and Terry Dutton of Manhattan and Tanya Dutton of Olathe, Kansas; and grandson Tanner Dutton and his wife, Tate, of Merriam, Kansas.

Carol was preceded in death by her husband Darrell on Jan. 28, 2006; and by her two siblings, Larry Meierhoff and Marilyn Hageberg.

Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or College Avenue United Methodist Church. Contributions may be made in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

Last modified Oct. 21, 2020