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Olan E. Burton DEXTER, Olan E. Burton, 86, went home to be with the Lord, August 16, 2004. He was born in Corinna, June 5, 1918, the son of Darrol and Georgia (Thurston) Burton. He lived all his life in Dexter, where he worked as a dairy farmer for many years and worked for Great Northern Paper Company. He loved to hunt, fish, trap, and built canoes as a hobby. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy as a parachute rigger 3rd class. He was a member of the American Legion and attended the Pleasant Street Christian Church in Corinna. He was predeceased by a brother, Vernon Burton and a sister, Gertrude Fields.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Georgena (McLean) Burton; 3 sons and their wives, Keith and Cindy Burton of Medway, Larry and Glenna Burton of Corinna, and Gary and Margaret of Dexter; a daughter and her husband, Carol and Vince Centenne of Florida; 15 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Doug Burton of Corinna and Leslie Burton of Lewiston; 3 sisters, Winifred Mitchell and her husband, Malcolm of E. Corinth, Darrolyn Weston and her husband, Herman of China, and Gail Malone of Wellington; many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call 6-8 PM Wednesday, August 18, 2004, at the Crosby & Neal Funeral Home, 61 Main Street in Dexter. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Thursday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Ed Jaworski officiating. Burial will be in the Corinna Center Cemetery.

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