Dalton John Harms, 23, of Tipton, chose to end his earthly struggles on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at
10:30 a.m. at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, with Father Richard Okumo officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsville. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Fry's. A memorial fund has been established in his memory. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Dalton was born on May 26, 1995, in Iowa City. He was the son of Darrell and Katherine Cook Harms. Dalton graduated from Tipton High School with the Class of 2013 and was a member of the Boy Scouts, where he achieved the distinct honor of receiving his Eagle Scout award at age 14. Dalton also loved to cook and graduated from the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts School in Minneapolis. Dalton was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tipton, loved to fish, collect eagles and watch No. 14 Tony Stewart, his favorite driver for NASCAR.
Dalton is loved and survived by his mother, Katherine "Kathy" Harms of Tipton; his grandmother, Carolyn Cook of Tipton; his sister, Danielle Cook of Muscatine; his aunts and uncles, Pamela and Gary Zaruba of Davenport, Deborah Wendt of West Liberty and Kevin and Andrea Cook of Grass Lake, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews, Courtney, Skylar, Tyler, Blake, Cassandra, Christopher, Amanda and Brandon. He was preceded in death by his father, Darrell Harms; his maternal grandfather, John Cook; and his paternal grandparents, Donald and Deloris Scharff.