Shalto Baney

Obituary of Shalto E. Baney

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   Shalto E. Baney, 97, of Mesa, Arizona, died Jan. 11, 2021 at Mesa. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Armour, SD.

   Shalto Edwin Baney was born December 19, 1923 at Tripp, SD to Ervin Edwin and Johanna (Beck) Baney. Shalto was raised in Olivet, SD and graduated from Olivet High School in 1942. He joined the U.S. Army where he served two and a half years before being honorably discharged. He married Bertha Marie Schmutz June 10, 1944 and to this union two sons were born, Frederick Ervin Baney and Ronald Lee Baney.

   Shalto married Gladys E. Stoffer Miller in October 1961 at Sioux Falls, SD. Shalto worked for the Kansas City Power and Light District, the American Optical Company, and Dr. F.C. Kohlmeyer, ophthalmologist, at Sioux Falls, SD. He retired at age 57 and later Shalto and Gladys moved to Mesa, AZ.

   Shalto met Ramona (Herron) Johnson in Mesa and they married in January 2000. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, board and card games, and golfing. Shalto was quiet, had a dry sense of humor, and always delivered a humorous punch line.

   Shalto was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Boyd; sister, Annette; wives, Bertha, Gladys, and Ramona; son, Ronald; and great grandchildren, Sariah J. Lukenbach and Cameron P. Lukenbach.

   He is survived by his son Frederick (Kay) Baney; sister-in-law, Roberta Vetter; daughter-in-law, Kay J. Baney; grandchildren, Robin Kae Baney Lukenbach, Frederick E. Baney, Jr., Shalto Rae Baney, and Douglas Wion Baney; 15 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; two nieces, Sharon (Ed) Kranz and Andra (Kenneth) Semmler.

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