SATANTA — Dorton Dean Ives, 87, of Satanta, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Pioneer Manor Memory Care Center in Hugoton.

He was born Dec. 2, 1931, in Satanta to Gertrude and Dorton Cliff Ives.

He graduated from Satanta High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Navy.

He married Marilou Goertz May 1, 1953, in Norman, Okla. They returned to manage the family farm south of Satanta.

He is survived by is his wife; three children, Randy Ives of Satanta, Peggy Ives of Colorado Springs, and Brad Ives of Denver; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a baby sister.

A private graveside service will be held at Dudley Township Cemetery in Satanta.

Memorial contributions may be given to Pit Bull Rescue Central or a Humane Society of your choosing, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S Main, Hugoton, KS 67951. Condolences may be posted at