Carl Austin Dalrymple, of Holt, died Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the age of 82. He was born February 13, 1927 to Carl W. And Grace Austin Dalrymple.
Carl was a retired Lansing Public School teacher, member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lansing and a Silo Singers vocalist. He served during WWII in the U.S. Army 8th Photo Tech Squadron stationed in Germany, where he processed arial photographs taken over Northern Africa and held the post of payroll clerk for his outfit of 300 people.
He enjoyed woodworking, golf, bowling, and playing the organ. He was a automobile, motorcycle and aviation enthusiast. As such, Carl enjoyed flying with his fellow members of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 55 of Mason. Carl's cheerful disposition and quick smile will be missed.
He is survived by his wife, Gudrun; his sister, Marian Morton of Sarasota, Fla.; his children, Linn (Jane) Dalrymple of North Port, Fla., Pamela (Kenneth) Beemer of Dimondale, Raymond (Cathy) Dalrymple of St. Joseph, and their mother, June Dalrymple of North Port, Fla.
Also surviving are his step-children, Robert (Roya) Tinney of Ann Arbor and Kathleen (Stewart) Coss of Eaton Rapids; grandchildren, Lindsey Beemer, Hillary and Bradley Dalrymple, and step-grandchildren Chelsea, Cheyanne and Chase Coss, and Aria and Noah Tinney.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, James; sister-in-law, Donna Dalrymple, brother-in-law, Jack Morton; and grandson, Christopher Austin Beemer.
Funeral services were Thursday, March 26 at Palmer Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Homes, Holt Delhi Chapel with Pastor Tony Patrick officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Condolences can be made at www.palmerbush.com.
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