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Dennis Catron


Dennis Lee Catron, Sr., 60, Moran, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the V.A. Medical Center in Topeka.
Dennis was born Sept. 13, 1952, in Iola, the son of Albun Edward and Lora Elizabeth (Prock) Catron. He graduated from Iola High School and served in the U.S. Navy for three years. He drove a truck most of his working life and managed the Best Western Motel in Iola for three years.
On Oct. 17, 1970, Dennis married Nancy Pollett and they later divorced. He and Anita (Jones) Cranor were married Jan. 30, 1981. They made their home in LaCygne for eight years before moving to Iola. They just recently had moved to Moran.
He was a member of the Iola American Legion and Iola Elks Lodge.
Survivors are his wife, Anita Catron; two sons, Dennis Catron, Jr., Iola, and Chris Catron and wife, Frances, Moran; one daughter, Angie Nash and husband, Jack, LaCygne; eight grandchildren, Kayla, Aaron, Garrett, Hayley, Chantal, Jacoby, Tara and Ashley; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Mike Catron and wife, Marla, Grand Bay, Ala.; two sisters, Becky Cleaver and husband, Harlan, Iola, and Carol Wilkins and significant other, John Shores, Iola; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola.
Memorial choice is The Dennis Catron, Sr. Memorial Fund and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
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