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Alton Santleben

July 28, 1928 — October 27, 2017

Alton Santleben, of Lyons passed on Friday, October 27. Visitation will be Monday, October 30, 6 pm – 8 pm at Strickland Funeral Home. Service will be at Strickland Funeral Home Tuesday, October 31 at 2 pm.

Alton Santleben was a wonderful father, grandfather and great-grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family and telling stories. He also enjoyed washer pitching, watching the Dallas Cowboys, playing poker, making knives, hunting and barbequing. Alton worked road construction all of his life. It truly became his passion which was evident through the endless stories he told. When riding around with Alton every road had a story he could tell about it.

Alton will be joining his wife on Tuesday, October 31 to celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary.

He is survived by his sons, Ed Santleben and wife Linda, Michael Santleben, Steven Santleben; daughters, Trisha Kemper and Danny Twardowski, Vickie Hahne and husband Danny, Carol Pierce, Sherry Finck and husband Brice, Diana Skutca and husband Steven; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and three cats, Molly, Snowball and Cole.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Mary Santleben; wife, Gladys Marie Santleben; son, Alton Santleben; sisters, Aliene Blocker and Alice Roby.

Pallbearers will be Mike Allen, Vernon Blocker, Chico Hernandez, David Conway, John Kemper and Gary Blocker.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Blocker, Chase Blocker, Shane Blocker, Karl Bracewell, and Richard Montgomery.

Memorials may be made to Altus Hospice of Corpus Christi.

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Monday, October 30, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

545 8TH ST
SOMERVILLE, Texas 77879

Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
2:00 PM

545 8TH ST
SOMERVILLE, Texas 77879

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