5075. Dr Kirk DUTTON1007 was born on 19 July 1917 in Portis, Osborne, Kansas, United States.3959 He died on 26 April 2008 at the age of 90 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.3959 His Obituary appeared in the The Topeka Capital-Journal, on 27 April 2008 in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States Topeka Capital-Journal, The (KS) - April 27, 2008 Deceased Name: Dr. Kirk A. Dutton Dr. Kirk A. Dutton, Auburn, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2008 at his home.
He was born July 19, 1917 in Portis, the son of Thomas and Clara Ackley Dutton.
Kirk attended schools at Portis, Kansas, Kansas State University and graduated from Dental school at the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1942.
He served during World War II in the 776 Tank Destroyer Battalion in North Africa and Europe from 1942-1944. He was wounded in Germany in 1944 and received the Purple Heart.
Kirk practiced dentistry in Topeka for 50 years, retiring at the age of 80.
Kirk married Betty Wittry on October 15, 1971. She survives. He is also survived by sons, Mike of Copenhagen, Denmark and Steve (Linda Williams) of Waco, Texas; daughter, Kristen (Howard Rosenberg) of Evergreen, Colorado; stepdaughter, Cindy (Arty) Martin of Camas, Washington; great grandchildren, Morgan, Margot and Anna of Seattle, Clara of Waco, Texas, Matthew Dutton Simcox of Denver, Dallas Johnson of Vancouver, Washington, Amber Miller of Topeka; great granddaughter, Ava Marie Miller of Topeka and sister, Betty (Linton) Lull of Smith Center.
Kirk requested no Memorial service and memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hands Humane Society, 2625 NW Rochester Road, Topeka, Kansas 66617.
Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel is assisting the family. To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabel.com. He served in the military 776 Tank Destroyer Battalion WW II in the US Army.3959 North Africa and Europe from 1942-1944. He was wounded in Germany in 1944 and received the Purple Heart